The science behind Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink Epson UltraChrome K3 ink's pigment ensures you get superior black and white and colour photographs under any light conditions.
Until now, light colour inks have been used to produce grey mid-tones and highlights. UltraChrome K3 ink significantly improves overall grey balance, eliminating colour casts with the introduction of a new colour - Light Light Black - which produces denser blacks minus colour twists or tone jumps.
Three black tones achieve a more stable and accurate grey balance, which also allow for more accurate colour control due to the smaller amount of colour ink used. This means there is mininum retouching so colours stay faithful to the original image.
The high density pigments of Epson UltraChrome K3 inks help to produce prints with an extremely wide colour gamut, so you can reproduce the colours seen when you captured the image. This is also a resin-coated pigment ink that achieves superb longevity and durability, smooth colour control and virtually no metamerism, ideal to use with fine art media and speciality paper.
A further innovation of UltraChrome K3 ink is that the standard of black and white printing is raised, so skin tones come alive while shadows reveal subtleties lost on other printers. The three black inks and low saturation inks - such as Light Cyan and Light Magenta - allow for subtle colour toning. Professional photographers producing black and white images will appreciate this, but anyone using Ultrachrome K3 ink will see the benefit as will the owners of prints.