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Monday 6 May 2002

Yesterday I made my first digital quad-tone prints, a milestone on my way from darkroom to desktop photographic print making. All sorts of new technologies make this possible, and the internet sews it all together: Through the net I found out about film scanners, Photoshop, monitor calibration, printer profiling and inkjet printers. I bought the printer at auction, and shopped on-line for the continuous ink system, the inks and paper. I joined in discussions, and sought information about tech­ni­cal­i­ties and aesthetics.

Baskets for pigs and fighting cocks (click to see this picture in context)

Last thing last night I emailed a couple of questions to Paul Roark in California.  His answers were waiting in my inbox this morning. Thank you Paul, I’m really enjoying this.

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