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Developing an image on photo paper, using a scanner?

Photo paper is ordinary paper coated with light sensitive chemical. These are crystals consisting of silver combined with iodine, or chlorine, or bromine. In their natural state they resemble table ...
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How to Take Photos of Handwritten Notes Without Dark or Light Patches

I don't have the reputation to comment, so am adding this bit as an answer. In addition to the answer by @Jahaziel (camera position, lighting) - also check out scanning applications like Genius Scan. ...
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What is the advantage of making true black and white gelatin prints rather than color prints, from black and white film?

The images on gelatin-silver film and prints are formed by silver particles. The images on color (chromogenic) film and prints are formed by color dyes. There are also chromogenic black and white ...
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What to do with old photo paper

If you don't want to use them, consider donating them to a camera group or a local school's art department. I donated a bunch of 20-yr old paper to my local school (they do have a film course & ...
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What to do with old photo paper

Chances are good that the papers only have lost some sensitivity or contrast and that you with some adaption in exposure and gradiation control can make good prints on them.
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What effects do matte, semi-glossy and glossy paper have on the photo?

Perception is reality. I'd like to state that the emulsions of different surface-type papers are the same. The dynamic ranges of the emulsions are the same. The only difference is the surface texture. ...
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What resolution can I reach with a B/W paper negative?

Here are some differences between paper and film that will affect the image resolution acutance, resolution, and resolving power. Paper: The emulsion normally used for paper is relatively ...
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Photo paper remains blank after exposure and development

You need to troubleshoot this, maybe by answering following questions: Check your process protocol. Is the paper that you are using compatible with the developer? is your paper actually black-n-white ...
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Why is the A1 (paper) format 594×841 and not 594×840?

Let's take a look at the mathematics behind An paper sizing. The aspect ratio is r = w/h where ...
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What values to use for A2 paper size in Microsoft gpd file?

The beauty of the A-paper size system (Wikipedia) is that for any of the A-sizes (A4, A3, etc.), the ratio of the long edge of the paper to the short edge is √2:1. Because of this particular ratio, ...
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What Canon printer profiles apply the least amount of ink?

First, do not use regular paper on inkjets. The colors will render poorly and the ink will bleed. Inkjet paper has a special surface coating that causes the ink to instantly dry without soaking in. ...
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Fiber paper curved on arrival?

A freshly opened box of photo paper should not curve upward. Likely the paper has stored under adverse conditions. The only way to use this paper will be to slip it in an easel that shields the ...
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Laser and photographic paper

Is it possible in such environment to draw simple shapes on the paper with simple laser pointer? Yes. You might want to start with a green laser pointer, though -- red light is often used in ...
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What is the state of the art in black and white printing, particularly for large prints?

Ok. This can get to be a very deep topic. But before I tell you what I do, there is a yahoo group called [email protected] that you should join, and you also should read a ...
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How can I make my own coatings for handmade paper for inkjet printing?

This might be coming in a little late but what i do is 2 things first i spray paint very thin a matte clear then i take white school glue and add a thin layer of that. Let it dry and press it flat if ...
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1909 Photo Print Technology

Cameras of that era accepted film that was slightly larger than the delivered prints. Work was done in a dark-room. Since both the camera film and the print paper were sensitive only to violet and ...
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What PPI I need to set for photos to avoid pixelated, jagged edges on paper?

Your phone will not generate images with a pixel density of 72ppi... it will generate images with x/y pixel dimensions. What that means in terms of pixels per inch depends on how large it is printed/...
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Paper recommendation for 1200 dpi print?

Typically, finely printed details are created with photo lithography. The source image is created at a larger scale than the final image to reduce the effects of mechanical tolerances. The larger ...
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ISO of Ultrafine B/W multigrade paper?

There are a large number of variables in exposure of paper negatives on multigrade paper. Color of the light, reciprocity departure, even temperature can have a small effect -- and as you surmise, ...
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How can I make my own coatings for handmade paper for inkjet printing?

inkAID is specifically made for random types of paper and other materials. http://www.inkaid1.com/
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What print media works best for framed prints behind glass?

Actually none of the above! As you wouldn't want to lay a piece of glass right up against any print. With glass, you really want a $5-10 piece of mat board, with a hole cut for viewing the image, ...
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How to Take Photos of Handwritten Notes Without Dark or Light Patches

To obtain an almost scanner-like image with minimal set up I'd locate two lamps either side of the paper. And then while taking the photo, locate the lens of the phone/tablet directly towards the ...
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How to Take Photos of Handwritten Notes Without Dark or Light Patches

You're seeing that reflection because the page is not flat and is picking up reflections of the light source. So if you use something to flatten the top of your page down (a weight of some kind), you ...
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Can I develop black and white photo paper with T-Max developer?

The answer is "yes, but it's complicated." Film and paper developers are fundamentally the same thing, but they're formulated a bit differently. The usual Kodak product for developing black-and-...
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Developing an image on photo paper, using a scanner?

If by scanner you mean an image scanner then no. At least not with conventionally exposed photographic paper (if you radically overexpose silver based papers you will get an image of sorts without ...
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What are some good resources for getting started with a large roll printer?

Create yourself a proper editing/printing workflow, this will ensure that what you attempt to print will meet your expectations. Different combinations of papers and ink sets will all provide a ...
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Developing an image on photo paper, using a scanner?

A scanner can not work as a substitute to film development, you still need wet process for that. On the other hand it can work as a substitute to printing and enlarging. When using this hybrid ...
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What resolution can I reach with a B/W paper negative?

According to CTEIN The typical color-negative paper can record about 65 line pairs per millimeter (lp/mm), but a black and white (B&W) paper can reach 125 lp/mm. Ilfochrome and R-3 papers ...
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Will I get an image if I develop colour photographic paper (c type) in black and white developer?

If you develop colour RA4 paper in black and white chemistry, you will get a faint black and white image, but it will appear very bright and with a very low contrast. Colour paper also contains a ...
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Why is the A1 (paper) format 594×841 and not 594×840?

Because the standard is based on the square root of two — an irrational number — but each size is rounded to the nearest whole millimeter. The standard also allows for slight variation from the ...
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