Davide Caniatti

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Fomaspeed Variant 313: the Ilford MG V killer?

First approach with the Fomaspeed Variant 313 and comparison with Ilford MGV pearl

Often on the Internet, resin coated papers live in the shadow of the myth of fiber based ones: it is said that they are good only for learning or for spending less. There is a grain of truth in that, but with modern products, the difference in quality has narrowed a lot: now RC papers can reach a considerable maximum density, and the processing of polyethylene has reached a point where the surfaces, although not comparable to paper, are perfectly credible.