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Re: epson banding & systems
I have not noticed a watermark but put the remaining sheets on the lightbox,
and saw neither watermarks nor patterns. There is some "texture" to the
Since I am currently without a darkroom, I've not tried to print a negative
from the inkjet, but took a test print and oil'ed it, the olive oil was
handy. The Epson 1270 ink seems to be unaffected by the oil, the paper
becomes quite transparent with some "grain" apparent under the loupe.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Gerling" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2001 9:32 PM
Subject: RE: epson banding & systems
> Unless I'm missing something, I think Gordon is looking to print negatives
> for gum printing. I've found that laser paper works pretty well for that.
> Does the Hahnemuhle paper have a watermark or visible texture/patterns?
> it be waxed or oiled for use as a negative?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Duke [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2001 11:48 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: epson banding & systems
> The inkjet printer quality is very dependent on the paper. Laser paper in
> an inkjet is a disaster. Cheap inkjet paper is ok for text but images
> poor. I use a 120 Photo Matte paper by Hahnemuhle as an adequate proofing
> paper. It is not terribly expensive, $15.00 for 50 sheets of 8.5 by 11.
> Being a cheapskate, I often cut it into quarters in making test prints.