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Re: Reducing a PT/PD print
Jeffrey, thanks for rescuing my intent.
"... It work be best just to make another print"
What was this? : (
I guess that it would be best if I reply in the morning instead of late in
the night after a full day and night of printing.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey D. Mathias" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2001 7:54 PM
Subject: Re: Reducing a PT/PD print
> Eric Neilsen wrote:
> > Nick, The reduction of the print may be possible but at what cost?
> > ... It work be best just to make another print.
> Eric gives the best advice, make another print.
> The problem is likely that all too often the printer will underestimate
> the dry-down of a print which can differ significantly with different
> papers. They are quick to judge a print when wet and thus give too much
> In some cases over washing a print may cause a "reduction", likely from
> material and probably paper fibers as well being washed away (not a good
> thing). So water alone may "reduce" your print without the use of an
> acid. I have observed this and am now careful to not wash too long
> (over an hour). For most any paper, I can completely wash it in less
> than 20 minutes (some less than 10).
> Jeffrey D. Mathias