Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/14

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Austin's question RGB and B&W printing
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 18:25:54 -0400

Sounds pretty good!

I have used the Lyson (color) inks with the Piezo driver to make some VERY
VERY interesting prints...try printing using the Piezo driver with colored
inks (Epson will work fine...) ;-)

> I find that leaving the file in RGB gives me the best prints.  I
> can achieve
> a toned look easily by adjusting color balance separately for
> shadows/midtone/highlight( the poor mans tritone) or by using just a few
> papers have profiles ready to adjust the output for B&W under different
> light sources.  Last, by using  all the inks on a 1270 I get a very smooth
> looking print.
> 2 cents
> Don Dory

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