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Re: Gum calibration (was: Paper negatives- Ink Selection)

BTW, see the just exposed yellow layer of the same image (on Fabriano):


Anything unusual to your eyes?


17 Ekim 2008, Cuma, 10:16 pm tarihinde, Loris Medici yazmış:
> Hi Keith,
> You can't tell by just looking - what counts is what the coating sees in
> wavelengths it's sensitive to. Unfortunately, it can only help to see the
> tonal distribution... Perhaps your inks are denser than mines in the UV
> region, printed using the Tyvek paper profile. Have you tried plain paper
> profile? Maybe it lays less ink compared to Tyvek?
> Regards,
> Loris.
> 17 Ekim 2008, Cuma, 10:00 pm tarihinde, Keith Gerling yazmış:
>> It helps.  The negatives are pretty dense.  When you started to talk
>> about negative density I was getting concerned.  The only Pictorico
>> negatives I've actually held in my hand were some made by Sandy King
>> and I was astonished that he was able to get such a range of tones
>> from something that looked so "thin".  Your paper negs don't look any
>> different from mine.