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--- David M Fanger <email@example.com> wrote: > Responding to Mike Greer, David Dyer-Bennet wrote: > > >The problem with your theory of air exposure as the primary fading > >mechanism is that controlled tests have found that prints exposed to > >light fade much faster than prints kept in the dark, but otherwise > >under similar conditions. > > I don't know whose "controlled" tests found this to be true, nor how > "similar" were the conditions of dark storage (were the control prints > sealed hermetically from the effects of the dark storage ambience?). My own > "controlled" tests suggest that air exposure is of very great importance. > How else explain the fact that two identical prints on the same piece of > Epson Film -- one image sprayed with Krylon, one not -- show radically > different fading characteristics after two years of exposure to the light > in my wife's drafting room? The unsprayed image is hopelessly faded; the > sprayed image still pretty much matches the control print (sealed in an > Epson plastic envelope and kept in the dark). I thought I was the only one. This has been my exact experience. That's why when I read that spraying doesn't help I wonder how this conclusion is arrived at. > > dave f. > ___________ > > Dave Fanger (firstname.lastname@example.org) > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. > ===== Visit my digital photography web site along with a lot of other interesting stuff at http://greer.simplenet.com. Also, Greer and Associates (http://www.greeraa.com) offers studio photography, digital imaging services, web site design/construction, and training. Mike Greer __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. http://im.yahoo.com - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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