Re: Paper negatives- Ink Selection
Probably the oiled paper and the OHP just happened to end up having the same base + fog density.
On Oct 15, 2008, at 2:51:24 PM, "Laura Valentino" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Interestingly, when I did did my oiled paper negative test (Epson Photo
Quality inkjet paper oiled with baby oil), I used the exact same
exposure as when I use Arista OHP (with the same printer settings,
curve, etc). This is just anecdotal, because my tests are not very
scientific, and doesn't disprove what you are saying, but still, I was
And since the subject of this thread is Ink Selection, I'll add that I
use the "color" setting, which on my printer is all color inks plus the
black cartridge. I started out using a color chosen using Michael
Koch-Schulte's method (it was something about the blk ink having a
different density than the color inks, so the curve would be uneven in
areas that used more black), but I started using the all color simply
because I can see the image on the negative better so it makes
registration easier for me.