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RE: filmscanners: Repro house skirmishing (long)



>I found that the surface would "fracture"
>if the paper was flexed in a tight circular curve, looking a bit like
>the "crazing" or cracking of the glaze of an old teacup.

Yes, I had heard of this also; but my idea was specifically in response to
Tony's problem (e.g., making a print of his digital file image so that the
Repro house could then scan it for publication).  Hence, for this purpose, I
do not think that the archival quality of the print really is an important
feature, for starters, nor do I think the print will be handled that roughly
in terms of being flexed into a tight enough arch to cause the "fracturing"
or rectilineation that you are speaking about.  If, indeed, the repro house
personnel do handle the print that roughly, then they would probably do
damage to or scuff up any print - inkjet or photographic - and may even wind
up fracturing the emulsion on a photographic print.

>(Something you Brits can certainly relate to.) ;-)

Senior moment Art?  You are responding to my post not Tony's; and I am not
British.  I am an "ugly American" by birth and nature, who does not use
teacups even for coffee. :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
[mailto:owner-filmscanners@halftone.co.uk]On Behalf Of Arthur Entlich
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 2:39 AM
To: filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Repro house skirmishing (long)




Laurie Solomon wrote:


>
> Hence, given the purpose that you would be using the inkjet print for,
> archival quality is not a major significant factor as long as the damn
thing
> does not turn orange within a month or two; moreover, since there are few
> other features other than a whiter base that you could obtain from using
> Premium Glossy Photo Paper over the Epson Photo Paper when used with the
> 1200, I do not think the Premium Glossy Photo Paper (EPGPP) would be of
any
> benefit to you.
>
One potential negative in this equation, at least in earlier
manifestations of this paper, I found that the surface would "fracture"
if the paper was flexed in a tight circular curve, looking a bit like
the "crazing" or cracking of the glaze of an old teacup. (Something you
Brits can certainly relate to.) ;-)

Art




 




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