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Subject: [Leica] Big prints, Epson 2200 and Leica appreciation
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Mon May 2 18:41:26 2005
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Congrats on the 2200! Mine's still going after 3 1/2 years(is that right?).
Just finished printing 13x19 Smooth Velvet's.

I'm looking into trying Lyson's new B&W ink system for the 2200. Anyone
tried these?

The D70 is good, but no match for a M6 .58 w/35 'Cron.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott McLoughlin" Subject: [Leica] Big prints, Epson 2200 and Leica

> Kind folk,
> At the urging of some forum members a few weeks back, I went
> out and snagged a 2200 and have delved into the realm of making
> large prints. Early results are encouraging! My print universe is now
> expanded beyond the confines of 5x7 and 8x10 prints on my little
> C86. I will say that the C86 with MIS EZ inks produces impressive
> results.  I've also jumped into the vagaries of QuadTone RIP in
> the hopes of producing some nice large B&W prints with the 2200
> using the Epson UC inks, but we'll see.  Early results with QTR
> are middling, but it has many options to explore.
> On the Leica front, I tried to take the D70 kit out yesterday. Put
> a longish 85/1.8 on her and hit the national zoo. Well, I was turning
> around and heading home soon.  But this morning just running
> some errands, my relatively diminutive Leica kit in tow as usual,
> the world just seemed full of pictures. Maybe its the comfort of
> the 28 and 50 focal lengths, maybe it's the HP5 nicely filtered with
> yellow/green filters, maybe it's the VF on the M6's, maybe it's the
> ready status of a small RF slung over the shoulder. Who knows, but
> it sure just feels right somehow viewing and shooting the world
> through the Leica's.
> Scott

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