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Buying a professional quality photo printer is a wise investment. Your clients will appreciate how the crisp details of your prints. Rely on our photo printer reviews to help you choose the right tool for the job.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Paper For Your Works Of Art

There’s more to paper choices than Canon, Epson and Hewlett-Packard. An array of other manufacturers make high-end materials that can match your style.

Paper For Your Works Of ArtThe ultimate expression of a perfect photograph remains a fine print of it.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Hi-Tech Studio: Print In-House

New printer technology makes this the right time to think about an upgrade

Hi-Tech Studio: Print In-HouseIt’s easy in this all-digital world to go much too long without printing your work.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Black-&-White Printing Redefined

Now is the time to upgrade your printer. The latest models can output prints that exhibit less metamerism, smoother tonal gradations and

Black-&-White Printing RedefinedBlack-and-white imagery is more popular than ever. We’re seeing an increase every month in the demand for quality monochrome inkjet prints, especially for portrait/fashion work and landscape images. High-quality monochromatic images from inkjet printers haven’t been without their issues though, with complaints of unwanted colorcasts and bronzing being common.  Read More...

Monday, September 29, 2008

Go Large With High-Tech Printers

Modern large-format printers are cost-effective and give you the opportunity to make exhibition-quality prints right in your studio

Go Large With High-Tech PrintersMany photographers are looking to control the entire process, from capture to output, these days for a number of reasons, including quality, price and turnaround for clients. While most studios have at least a 13x19 printer in-house, larger work is often sent out to a lab or service. Large-format printers have had the reputation of being expensive and demanding to operate, and it’s just one more thing to pull you away from the camera.  Read More...

Monday, April 28, 2008

Hi-Tech Studio: Professional Black-And-White Printers

Amid the many options for black-and-white printers, there are a few models that pick up where film left off, providing superior black-and-white prints reminiscent of the days in the darkroom

Hi-Tech Studio: Professional Black-And-White Printers

Black-and-white printing has been in a state of flux from the days of film to the early stages of digital inkjet printing. The problem with film was that color photos were the most difficult to reproduce in the darkroom due to the difficult silver-halide workflow. Today the paradigm has shifted, making black-and-white printing one of the most difficult areas to master in a now digital world.

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Monday, January 7, 2008

DPP Solutions: Printer Drivers

Get the highest-quality prints even when your printer's drivers won't cut it

DPP Solutions: Printer Drivers

Professional printers are getting even better, giving us amazing picture quality with exceptional printer drivers. Usually printing with the manufacturer's media guarantees the best print with its printer drivers, but when using a third-party paper or any other sort of substrate medium, it becomes harder to get the best and most predictable results. For those of us who want the highest-quality photos and the most control over our output, there are reliable options that ensure what we have on the screen will be yielded when we queue our print jobs.

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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Red On The Set

When Epson wanted to photograph one of the world's rarest automobiles to test a new printer, they went to Stage 3 Productions in Detroit, where the staff knows how to generate maximum resolution

Red On The Set

The next best thing to driving a $1.3-million Enzo Ferrari is photographing one. Epson America challenged us to photograph the legendary car in our studio at Stage 3 Productions and create the most detailed digital files possible. Dan Steinhardt at Epson specifically asked for a final file that was unflattened, 16-bit, Pro Photo RGB-captured to the highest resolution possible. Using a Sinarback 54HR, P2, the final size after retouching would be in the gigabytes.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The Paper Chase - Selecting The Best Paper

One of the least considered, yet most used materials in the photographer's arsenal, a paper's fundamental construction can have a profound impact on how images print

The Paper Chase - Selecting The Best Paper

For most photographers, the ultimate goal is a print. When inkjet printing hit photo quality, the choices were very limited. Every manufacturer went to great pains to supply papers that mimicked traditional darkroom papers in an effort to lend a more legitimate feel to digital printing. Photographers didn't take long to try alternative media, though, looking for that perfect surface and finish that would bring out the best in their images.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Mysteries Of (Color) Space

We've covered it before and we'll cover it again because the ins and outs of color management begin with a firm grasp of how devices handle color space

Mysteries Of (Color) Space

Technical terms are frequently tossed around like a Frisbee in a park on Sunday. In digital imaging, three such terms are color space, color gamut and profiles. “Use this color space—you'll get better results.” “Is this color within the color gamut?” “What profile are you using?” All are valid questions, but what do they actually mean?

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