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My Current Projects

I have a couple of projects going on right now. One of them is related to one of my goals for 2013. I went through the images that I’ve taken over the past several years, selected a whole bunch (over 200!) and printed them via SnapFish. My intent is to make some sort of wall-sized […]

Color Management – Printer Calibration

Yesterday I wrote about calibrating your monitor. It turned out to be somewhat long and I still could’ve written much more. Hopefully, today’s article on printer calibration will not be as long. If your monitor isn’t calibrated when you’re working on an image and you think that image is too red, then you may increase […]

Product Review: Acrylic Pix

Most of us have taken at least one photo that we’d like to hang on a wall in our home or office? Often when we do, we get an 8”x10” print of the image, go to our favorite store to buy a frame, slap the photo in the frame and hang it on the wall. […]

Back to Basics: Image Resolution

Image resolution – how much detail an image holds – is measured in pixels per inch, or ppi. It is also referred to by the width and the height of the image as measured in pixels (i.e. 640×427, 1024×683, etc.). The more pixels the image possesses, the better the image quality. Rules of Thumb There […]

Product Review: Photo Art from Fracture

The folks at Fracture have developed a great new way to display your photographs. A Fracture is a photograph and frame all in one. The picture is printed on the backside of a piece of glass, which is adhered to sturdy, thick black matting. Since the photo is part of the glass, it is scratch-proof […]

Product Review – Epson Pro Stylus 3880 Printer

Over the years I’ve purchased various gadgets and toys that I really used and liked. I’ve also purchased things that within days I was asking myself what was I thinking and why did I throw away my money. Rarely, however, have I purchased something that has me saying “Wow” every time I use it. This […]

Review – Mpix Photographic Products

I recently purchased a framed print from Mpix. I’ve heard Scott Kelby go on and on about them, and have seen their full page advertisements multiple times in every issue of Popular Photography that I own. So I signed up for a free account, created a personal album, and uploaded several shots from our recent […]

Shortcuts and Rules of Thumb

Following are a few shortcuts and rules of thumb that help me in my day-to-day photography needs. Since I refer to them often enough myself, I thought I would pass them along to you. Using a Teleconverter Keep light loss in mind if you use a teleconverter in combination with your lens. In general, adjust […]

Upcoming and Elsewhere

My next project in the process of self-education is the use of off-camera flash. With that in mind I began my perusal of the internet for good sources of information, and discovered Strobist. The site contains a wealth of information and takes a complete newbie to flash-photography through the entire learning curve; beginner education leads […]

On-Line Photo Printing

Looking for a reliable, quality on-line print shop for your digital photographs? Here are a few recommended resources: Mpix is the company professionals use to upload their photographs and order prints. They provide a wide variety of formats and media, from traditionally framed photographs to wall clings and even portfolio printing. Pricing is exceedingly reasonable, […]

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