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same experience here with the glossy Photo paper, around the white borders of the image. Not much evidence of it on the image itself. I think it is due to the nature of the hydrophylic surface (water loving), and I suspect the interaction of that and moisture in the air. I have been spraying my prints with a lacquer of late. Would love to hear if anyone knows whether this has any archival effect that is proven. Hans >From: "Gerald Olson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: email@example.com >Subject: Re: paper turning yellow >Date: Wed, Jan 5, 2000, 12:31 PM > >I had the same trouble with the new epson heavy weight matte photo >paper, but the edges were yellow right out of the package. Not a good >sign at all! Also, this paper prints identical to Media Streets dual >sided matte paper, which is much cheaper than epson, and you can print >on both sides. It is also much whiter than the epson paper. Not much >reason to use the epson paper.... > >Jerry > >w a d e a n d e r s o n wrote: >> >> I've been using Epson S041141 Photo Paper and after about a month of sitting >> out on a table the paper seems to be getting a yellowish hue to it. >> >> has nothing to do with the inks, it is the paper itself especialy around the >> edges. Not too much but when I compare it to a new sheet, I can see a >> definite difference. I'm wondering if it is the paper or something in the >> air? maybe my gas heater, that is on the wall close by, is causing that? >> >> or maybe something from the kitchen like cooking with olive oil that might >> get in the air? or is it the paper itself? >> >> has anyone else had this prob? or do I need to not leave the prints setting >> out because of the crap in the air causing it? or maybe just not use any >> more heat and quit cooking :) >> >> In case you're wondering I'm printing on an epson 1200 using black ink only >> for my black and white images >> >> which brings another question..... how archival are the epson black inks? >> would the black fade to a gray eventually? and how long would I expect it to >> last? >> >> TIA >> >> w a d e >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> --- >> experience my 1999 bicycle journey from Key West, Florida to Alaska at >> www.cyclingtrip.com >> complete with daily journal entries and photos of North America as I >> pedalled 6200 miles across the continent >> >> - >> *****Now in Stock: Somerset Enhanced Velvet and the new Satin***** >> ***** All orders now shipped via FEDEX with UPS PRICES!! ***** >> **** Also 10% off all Concorde Rag! http://www.dygraphics.com **** >- >Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate >subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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