Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 alternatives

We have just had news the the Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 is out of stock with no known date of when it will be available again. So to save you the hassle of trying to find a suitable alternative, we have been searching through our available papers to find something as close as possible.

In the image above you can see the differences in the paper and by eye, there is hardly any difference at all. The most closely matched paper on all counts is the GDS Fine Art Smooth (GDS-FAS300)

Links to each of the papers on are the names in the table below. 

  Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 GDS Fine Art Smooth 300  Fotospeed Platinum Etching 285 
Finish  Matt Smooth Texture  Matt Smooth Texture  Matt Slight Texture
Weight 308gsm  300gsm  285gsm
Thickness  0.48mm  0.45mm  460 Microns
Whiteness (cie)  92.5  91.5  93
Acid Free?  Yes. PH Value - 8.3  Yes. PH Value - 8.1  Yes. PH Value - 8.5
OBA Level  Very Low  Moderate  Moderate
Features 100% Cotton, Archival, Instant Dry, Water Resistant  100% Cotton, Archival, Instant Dry, Water Resistant  25% Cotton / 75% Alpha Cellulose, Archival, Instant Dry, Recyclable


If you need any further help in selecting the perfect paper for your needs, please do not hesitate to get in touch.