12150Re: Just starting out and seeking to pick your brain...muahahahaha (sorry Halloween)
- Nov 4, 2010Amber
Misread your post. If you are looking for a source for raw photopolymer plates, first go to the manufacturer. Then go to their primary distributors. You might even get a better price from a secondary distributor if there is some kind of sweet heart deal going on. Begs the question though, which brand of photopolymer plates are you interested in?
> > Thank you in advance for any information you are all willing to share.
> > I recently purchased an Interflex A4, I have the manual, but beside
> > that what would any of you recommend me reading to figure out how to
> > make good plates? What do you suggest I start of trying to make, as
> > far as images go? I would assume fine lines with block type would be a
> > lot harder to make a plate for then something that is relatively
> > moderate and even across the plate? (I am thinking of this process
> > like developing pictures, where "dogging and burning" is necessary for
> > different areas of the photograph) Clearly I have VERY VERY limited
> > knowledge on these machines. But I tend to catch on quickly and I am
> > not afraid to do the research.
> > And of course the usual question, if I use sticky back plates do you
> > suggest buying them from some one other then Boxcar? Do you prefer a
> > certain hardness?
> > Thank you all so much!
> > Amber
> > Amber Ellis-Seguine
> > www.flywheelpress.com
> > 650.468.9537
> > 650.347.4066
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