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At 09:57 AM 6/12/99 -0400, J. Lipmanson wrote: >Rafe: > >It varies, depending on what you are printing. Some images, obviously >use more black. As an exaggeration, a very high-key photo would use less >black usually. >> >"Rafe B." wrote: > >> I've noticed, over a year or two of printing >> photos on Epsons, that the black carts last >> far, far longer than the color carts do -- >> usually at least 2x or 3x as long. That's a good point. As it turns out, most of my images are medium- to high-key, I suppose. Partly because I'm not terribly impressed with the way the Epson prints shadow detail. That's one are where I believe conventional "wet" process still has a major edge. Also, it's a matter of personal taste. I want light and color, not a bunch of shadows... rafe b. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Please: Stay on topic. Trim quoted messages. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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