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A Rip vs Photoshop Printing

When printing through Photoshop you are utilizing the Epson Driver as the Rip. The Epson driver offers you pre-made setups for different papers. The good news about this approach is that it has all the ink calculations and controls of light and dark inks done for you....

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Understanding The Makeup of Gray Ink

Understanding The Makeup of Gray Ink

When Epson Introduced Utrachrome with the 7600/9600/4000 printers they introduced Light Black Ink and the issue of Bronzing became the topic the day shortly after. The reason for Bronzing relates to the affect of Carbon Black as it is diluted to form a lighter shade....

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The Real Scoop About Longevity

There are several factors that affect light fastness of an image: They are: light, ultraviolet rays, humidity, temperature, optical brighteners, acid, and pollution. The ink and paper are also factors. Most pigment inks that are made from quality pigments have a...

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The Ideal Inks for Fine Art Printing

I have always been interested in Fine Art. My training in photography was through studying art. As a young boy in High School, I would go to the museums and study paintings from Old Masters as well as abstract from artists like Jackson Pollack and the unique style of...

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