Past Places on Portriga

I re-discovered these early prints of mine made on Agfa’s Portriga Rapid paper after recently moving my studio. Portriga was a Chlorobromide paper renown for its remarkable shadow detail and the richness of its maximum density black or “d-max”.
In 1988, Agfa reformulated the paper for environmental reasons- reportedly, the cadmium in the emulsion made it unacceptable to the EPA. The re-formulated paper - said by some not to have the same tone and scale as the old formula - was later discontinued.
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