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Paper grade SWPP Photographic Glossary

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A numerical and terminological description of paper contrast: numbers 0 1 soft; number 2 normal; number 3 hard; number 4 5 very hard; number 6 ultra hard. Similar grade number from different manufacturers do not have the same characteristics.


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