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Bob, this was the period in which Ansel was doing Commercial photography. (Yes, he actually did commercial photography for a little while!) But his fine art prints were not printed on ferrotyped papers. Jerry Bob Tyson wrote: > > >Andrew, I'm sure the Ansel print was on "Air Dried" fiber base glossy > >paper. Ansel would never have printed on true glossy paper (ferrotyped) > >for his fine art prints. > > At certain points in his career, Adams did produce ferrotyped glossy > prints. His artistic lineage goes to Weston and especially Strand, > who (according to legend) was the prince who was kissed by the frog > of the sharp-focus, neutral-black image on silver paper and forever > abandoned soft, hazy imagery on "art" papers, i.e. platinum/palladium > and so on... > > Bob > > (Whose fine-art prints are pd/pt contact prints: > > http://home.earthlink.net/~bobicho/bperspho.html --and who is dogged > in mimicking the tactility and general feel of those prints in > ink-jet prints.) > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.