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Re: Comment on : RE: Lincoln Inks Spectratone quadtone inks



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.)
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