Re: Halo or Fogging at Edge of Digital Negative

From: Sandy King ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/22/05-08:22:10 PM Z
Message-id: <a0602045ebe41984c48af@[]>

I dry Pictorico negatives right after they come out of the printer
with a hair dryer, placed on hot heat and maximum output. Just put
the mouth of the dryer about 3-4" from the negative and blast away.
Takes about two minutes and that is that.

When using the Freestyle Clearprint OHP I dry for a couple of minutes
with the hair dryer, as above, and then for another 30 minutes with a
ceramic heater on high output, placed about twelve inches from the


>I'm noticing a halo or translucent fogging at the edges of a digital
>negative I just made tonight. It kind of looks like what you get from
>breathing on a window on a cold night -- except it's not going away. Is it
>common to find this on inkjet negatives? I'm guessing it's some sort of
>off-gassing of what? Ammonia? I threw the negative in a report cover very
>soon after printing it. Do others let their inkjet negatives "air out"? Thx.
Received on Tue Feb 22 20:22:22 2005

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