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
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