Compared to today's pace the gum bichromate printing process is quite lengthy. But it is very rewarding, since the paper selection and preparation as well as the coating with the light sensitive emulsion is in your own hands. Owing to this hand crafting the appearance of the final print is not perfectly predictable, not to say unpredictable. But this is part of the excitement of the gum bichromate process. As a result, each print is unique.