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If you refer to canvas as cloth, and paper as a glossy paper, yes. The final resolution a printer can deliver depends a lot of the quality of the material you will be printing on. This is mainly becouse an effect called "dot gain", which is how much a dot of ink (mainly liquid) spreads on the fibers below it. If you have a tiny droplet of 5 (lets say) ...


Baryta is a naturally occurring mineral technically known as barium sulfate. This snow white clay is used as a white pigment ingredient for paint. It is used as a brighter for art papers. Photo papers are coated with baryta to get increased whiteness and a higher reflectivity. We view photo prints by reflected light from a nearby light source. Light plays ...


Just some opinions. 1) The provider should show you a real example of the finished products. He should have a phisical catalog. 2) You should take some decisions. Some psicological studies show that if one people only has one option, "take or leave it" he is usually more happy with the choice of having that, than other people that is shown many options. I ...


Wet silver color printing is slow, tedious, and requires trial and error to get the color balance right. I don't miss those days. Even if you want to cling to film for some reason, scanning the film then printing digitally is much easier, repeatable, and faster. My process went something like this (it's been 20 years or so): Turn off all the filters to ...


All true. Color processing is temperature dependent, and you can not process the paper with a black light, but must be done in complete darkness. For this reason, most processing is done using a processing tank, where the print is held in the tank, and light baffles keep light out, but let you pour in chemicals. Most also have a way of keeping the chemicals ...

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