[OM] Re: OT: Epson 1280 Printer Question

Subject: [OM] Re: OT: Epson 1280 Printer Question
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 19:25:54 +0100
Ah, yes they are framed with glass covering.  I live in village, but  
we have a wood & coal burning fire/stove in the sitting room  
downstairs (a Vermont Castings Resolute btw) so I should imagine  
there is a fair amount of particulate matter in the air ...

... It's probably about time I printed some more recent holiday shots  

~~ >-)-
C M I Barker
Cambridgeshire, Great Britain.
+44 (0)7092 251126

On 28 Mar 2006, at 06:51, Moose wrote:

> Chris Barker wrote:
>> I have half been expecting some fading or colour shift in some photos
>> I took of the Alhambra and printed in 2003, about 2 1/2 years ago.
>> They have been hanging in a corridor with a south-facing window and
>> they still look excellent.  I have not compared them side-by-side
>> with a new print, but on their own they look good.
>> They were printed with an Epson 1290 with Epson inks on Ilford
>> Galerie Smooth Pearl.
> Are they in frames with glass/plastic? The fading is much less from
> light than from various atmospheric contaminants. Even though I  
> live in
> an urban area, I also have some prints from the 1270  on the Epson
> glossy paper that's supposed to fade easily that are a few years  
> old and
> hanging on a bulletin board uncovered, which haven't faded  
> noticeably as
> yet.
> Moose

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