Depth Takes Time

Stephen Wilkes talks about his approach to storytelling through photography and how the print is the culmination of his creative process
Stephen Wilkes
Stephen Wilkes’s Ellis Island: Ghosts of Freedom—documenting an abandoned hospital on the island—offers a compelling look into America’s past, drawing viewers in with powerful, stirring images. “When people look at my Ellis work, they always say there’s an intimacy in the work, and that is because of the depth of the work, and you don’t... Read more

Display Your Photos With Alternative Print Media

Get away from paper. Try printing images on wood, acrylic and metal for new ways to present your photography.

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In the digital age sometimes we forget how wonderful it is to actually see a great photograph printed out. That feeling of seeing an image you took grace a wall is exciting and validating. Ordering or making prints of your images is a relatively simple process. It’s an age-old process. What’s new, though, is the types of materials that are now... Read more

The Print Is Part Of The Story

Amy Toensing on connecting with people and cultures through her photography, and the personal value of printmaking
Print Story
Inspired by traditional darkroom processes to pursue photography as a profession, Amy Toensing talks about her approach to connecting with subjects. “I’m constantly trying to understand our world,” Toensing explains, “and I do that through culture and people. The thing I love most about my work is that it gives me an excuse to be nosy and... Read more

Making An Image “Real”

Advertising and sports photographer Tim Tadder talks about his creative process and the integral role that printing plays in it

Known for his advertising and commercial work, including photographs of iconic athletes like Tom Brady and Michael Phelps, Tim Tadder is widely recognized for his imaginative images. In this video, Tadder talks about his creative process and how a sound trigger became the inspiration for a series of memorable photographs. jwplayer('playeroWkiyIsapAaRepsonepson_tt_v04pt1_mix-color_h264_082415').setup({ ... Read more

High-Tech Studio: The Golden Age Of Printing

Today’s printers are technological marvels, ready to create a masterpiece at a moment’s notice

The latest desktop professional printers are incredible machines—their output is astounding, and the amount of technology stuffed inside these relatively affordable little boxes is mind-boggling. At a recent press briefing with Canon for the new imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 printer, the product managers talked about the 27 different temperature sensors... Read more

Steve McCurry: The Most Important Part Of My Archive

Behind the print with a legendary National Geographic photographer

Reknown National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry talks about how he became a photographer, his passion for observing peoples and cultures, and the story behind his iconic 1984 National Geographic cover image, "Afghan Girl." jwplayer('playeroWkiyIsapAaRepsonepson_steve_mccurry').setup({ abouttext: "Digital Photo Pro", ... Read more

The Future Of C Prints

Using a massive, new Polielettronica HD C-printer, Duggal Visual Solutions is producing jumbo-sized photographs with an apparent resolution of 6100 dpi

Since the beginning of the medium, photographers have sought to make the largest possible sharp prints of their images. The image file size is often a limiting factor for print size. You can up-res a file with excellent results, but at a certain point the apparent resolution does break down. Today’s high-res cameras and, in particular, very high-resolution... Read more

Fine Art Of Printmaking

In this video, Art Wolfe talks about presenting his work and the importance of fine art printmaking.

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Evolution Of A Medium

John Paul Caponigro’s stunning images are the nexus of personal tradition and printing technology

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The Prints Are The Legacy

Greg Gorman crafts bold black and white photographs that reveal the essence of the superstars he photographs

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Control Freak

Pushing the technology to its limits

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Surf's Up

A veteran surf photographer’s passion for the print

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