86 — Inkjet paper review 2 – Museo Silver rag, Portfolio rag – Moab entrada bright

Pho­tog­ra­phy pod­cast #86 is the sec­ond? pod­cast devoted to high end inkjet papers and it reviews and dis­cusses 3 of them. I LOVE photo papers (tra­di­tional and dig­i­tal) and I just bought a new Epson 3880 inkjet to test inkjet papers with?.and of course make larger prints.?There?s LOADS of cre­ative pos­si­bil­i­ties when you try new inkjet papers so I hope the review of these 3 papers?is use­ful to many listeners/readers.

All 3 of these papers are highly rec­om­mended. Museo Sil­ver rag is a thick (300 GSM) light cream coloured paper with a medium gloss fin­ish and a slight tex­ture. Museo Port­fo­lio rag is a thick (300GSM) matte paper with a cream colour and very slight tex­ture. Moab Entrada 300 bright is a thick (300GSM) dou­ble sided matte paper with a white colour and slight tex­ture. Just as an FYI, if i say a paper has a cream colour, oth­ers may say on first glance, no it’s white. How­ever, take that paper and put it beside some­thing like reg­u­lar plain white laser paper and the creamy base tone is more apparent.

Note as well that the 2 matte papers have opti­cal bright­en­ers in them. I also talk about ICC pro­files again. Here is where they go on your com­puter after you down­load them. MAC= MAC HD > Library > Col­or­Sync > Pro­files
Win­dows PC= C: > Win­dows > Sys­tem 32 > Spool > Dri­vers > Color

Detail from Parisian self por­trait on Museo sil­ver rag — ?Marko Kulik

Parisian self por­trait on Museo sil­ver rag — ?Marko Kulik

Detail from Reflec­tion at Dor­win — 2009 on Museo port­fo­lio rag — ?Marko Kulik

Reflec­tion at Dor­win — 2009 on Museo port­fo­lio rag — ?Marko Kulik

Detail from Parisian self por­trait on Museo port­fo­lio rag — ?Marko Kulik

Parisian self por­trait on Museo port­fo­lio rag — ?Marko Kulik

Links /resources men­tioned in this podcast:

Epson 3880 at B&H
Pod­cast 62 — Monitor/printer cal­i­bra­tion
Pod­cast 63 — I1 Extreme and Colour­Munki review & printer dia­logue boxes when print­ing.
Museo Sil­ver ragBuy Museo sil­ver rag at B&H
Museo Port­fo­lio ragBuy Museo port­fo­lio rag at B&H
Moab Entrada 300 bright- Buy Moab entrada bright 300 at B&H
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