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In a message dated 10/24/00 3:50:32 AM, email@example.com writes: >So question #1 is: where can I find some information about how to get > >optimal results between various applications and the 2000P? > > You really need to learn how color moves through the applications involved, and how it can be controlled. Or live with what you get... > > >Metamerism...OUCH! Stand in the doorway of my bathroom. Wave a fresh > >print across the threshold and, voila! Presto-chango. Two different > >prints. It's really kinda startling to see your sand-dunes swerve > >between slightly too-green for comfort and a bit much in the magenta. > Yup, you have flourescent lights in the bath, and incandescent in the other room (or visa versa); the worst pair to compare... that print should look pretty good outdoors. > >So, question #2 is: are there any guidelines for minimising the > >affects or is the consensus pretty much "ask your clients what under > >lighting conditions they'd like their print to look best (or even > >'good')." This is *not* conducive to sales. Is one paper better than > >another? Am I limited to > One paper is better than another in making 2000 output look appealing: the semi gloss... but for reducing metamerism, you want the flattest, most absorbent stock available, reducing your images to mush, and still not eliminating the issue... > >On the same front, question #3: Has Epson addressed this issue? Are > >"Metamerism reduced" archival inks in the works? > Everything Epson (except a bit of software) emerges from Japan fully formed, and with little advanced warning... don't expect too much inside info on such issues. > >I dislike the idea of selling my customers "two-prints-in-one," and > >I'm extremely disappointed in this issue not being addressed by any of > >the materials made available by Epson (or by the Epson retailer I > >purchased it from). > Well they do tell you not to print B&W prints; when those go from green to magenta with the light change it *really* disturbs buyers. Telling you not to print color images might reduce sales... C. David Tobie Design Cooperative CDTobie@designcoop.com - 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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