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David, If it's not asking too big a favor could you share how you get selinium toned looking prints using Generations. I personally like that better than most other B&W looks. Sorry very new to this. My CIS and generations hopefully will be delivered next week. Thanks, Bill David Corwin wrote: > on 1/16/01 9:47 AM PST, Heath Sandall wrote: > > > Does anybody have input on the quality of B/W prints produced using the > > Generations 4 inks. I would be using a 4 color printer (1160). > > Heath- > You can get interesting, even stunningly beautiful B/W prints using Gen4 on > an 1160. However, the problems you will encounter are- > 1. Dots in light toned areas of your print. > 2. Can not use glossy or photo papers. > 3. Inability to get a "neutral" tone. I find the grayscale prints using > Generations (I still have Gen3) to be slightly green (at least on Archival > matte). > > So what I do is to create toned prints (using custom duo, tri and quadtones) > in Photoshop. You can achieve warm, cold, sepia, selenium or any of an > infinite variety of tones. The biggest challenge is eliminating color casts > (or learning to accept them). > > E-mail me off list if you need further input. > > -- > email@example.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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