Charles Walters (CWalters@ColoradoCollege.edu)
Thu, 15 Apr 1999 13:02:55 -0600
Judy, could you tell me what you used to wax the paper? And was it the
Epson Photo paper, or Photo-Quality Inkjet paper?
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> On Sat, 10 Apr 1999 User659199@aol.com wrote:
> > As you say D max doesn't seem to be the problem - but waxed paper
> couldn't be
> > a quit satisfying solution.
> Granted I'm a peasant gum printer, not a noble platinum-ite, but in my
> tests a waxed paper negative was consistently better than one printed on
> acetate or any of the film-type sheets sold for digital printers. In fact
> if it were properly waxed (a cinch with the Epson, trickier with laser
> toner) I could find nothing at all wrong with it. I'm wondering if the
> fault is something I've missed, if it's just a feeling, or apparent in
> some media, & not others... or possibly some other eye than mine ...?
> I mention again in passing that the paper neg is faster, presumably
> because it doesn't inhibit UV as does plastic.
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