Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/12

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Subject: [Leica] Archival 4x6 Prints?
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Fri Dec 12 06:43:14 2008
References: <>

Blurb books and most 4 color printing
is not "archival"
The lay of ink is thin and sparse.
Put a blurb book (or magazine or)
in the sun
and another
in a drawer
check back in a few months

Fond regards,

On Dec 12, 2008, at 12:06 AM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> I've been searching the internet for 20 minutes and have not found  
> anything
> about the Blurb book paper being archival.
> Mark William Rabiner
>> From: Brian Reid <>
>> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <>
>> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 15:01:12 -0800
>> To: Leica Users Group <>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] Archival 4x6 Prints?
>> The Hewlett Packard Indigo printers are not inkjet printers, they  
>> are printing
>> presses. They have rotating drums that get ink on them and then  
>> press the ink
>> onto a piece of paper. It is genuine offset printing, and the inks  
>> are
>> printing inks, which more closely resemble pigment than dye.  
>> Electro-ink is
>> not the same thing that you would put into a Heidelberg press, but  
>> it more
>> closely resembles that than anything else.
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