photographs with wide-format-printers.
assist archaeologists and art historians study Classic Maya
art it is helps to have the ancient paintings printed large
enough so scholars can see the details. Thus wide format printer
technology can contribute to advances in academic research.
Mayan vase rollouts are being prepared for books on Maya art
and iconography, here a Codex Style vase from Peten, Guatemala.
wide format printer is the ideal means to print the
long proportions of a rollout of a Maya vase.
is actually a mini-enlargement, since the Better Light
camera gives enough dpi to generate a considerably
longer image. The full-size wide format printer enlargements
are too big to reproduce on the Internet!
of a Codex Style vase, Late Classic, Peten, circa AD
680-750, private museum, Guatemala. Other
rollouts are pictured elsewhere on this site and
digital rollout, Better Light turntable mode, Ries
tripod, Wisner 4x5 camera, Apple Computer, Lowel lights,
Videssence lights, Smith Victor light stands, all
equipment donated by their respective manufacturers.
Copyright FLAAR Photo Archive, Maya-archaeology.org.
provided courtesy of Rexam
Graphics. Printer provided courtesy of Encad; EFI
Fiery hardware PostScript RIP provided courtesy of Electronics
for Imaging. Newer printer provided courtesy of HP.
Most recently updated August 02, 2001.