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Printing papers are like wine, books, and movies. They are very much a matter of personal taste. One can describe objective characteristics of various papers, but ultimately it comes down to how an image looks to you when printed withyourimages, onyourprinter.

Fishing Stage. Twilingate, Newfoundland. June, 2008Canon 1Ds MKIII with 70-200mm f/2.8L IS @ ISO 100Baryta PapersLast September contributorRichard Lohmannreviewed here an exciting new baryta-based paper from Harman, calledHarman Gloss FB AI. He had considerable praise for it, and I also felt at the time that it was one of the most attractive papers that I had yet seen.

A few months later, after working with it and two other new papers,Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta 325andIlford Galerie Gold Fibre Silk, I published a report titledBattle of The Barytas. In it I spoke very highly of all three papers, though in the end I personally ended up favouring the Ilford GFS, primarily due to its warmer colour and lower price.

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