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At 11:30 PM 6/22/99 +0100, Dave Stubbs wrote: >In message <199906222036.PAA80109@nu.binary.net>, John Nollendorfs ><firstname.lastname@example.org> writes >>Just received Ilford's "Insider Guide to Great Desktop Photos", that has a >>tip on the "bronzing" effect in blacks that several people have reported. >>There is also a comparison of Resin Coated papers (Ilford) and Cast Coated >>papers (Epson). The long and the short of that is that Ilford offers better >>resistance to fading, does not "ripple" with heavy coverage, > >The long and short of it is: >The new Ilford paper don't work with Epson printers and inks. >I've tried every setting recomended by Ilford (and some more) and short >of only printing super high-key pastel images you end up with a cludgy >damp mess which dries to look like an aligator's backside. >I want my money back! > As I recall, Dave's experience was pretty typical. I came to the same conclusion -- Ilford's paper just isn't made for use on Epson printers. Epsons really want kaolin-coated stock, not resin- coated. rafe b. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Please: Stay on topic. Trim quoted messages. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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