What our Clients have been Saying
"You continue to demonstrate good advice, attention to detail, and flawless images. I have used many labs over the years, but never one where the printer was an artist and photographer who could communicate well. I am learning from you." (Mike Field, Surrey, BC)
[VIDEO tutorial 20:57]
Most photographers will be aware that shooting in ‘RAW’ retains the most data of any format, i.e. gives the best quality image files. Unfortunately too few photographers do so because they don't understand it or what they are supposed to do with the files when they open them. It's a whole new learning curve and it looks more complicated than it really is so tends to intimidate at first...
There are many variables that can be controlled within Camera Raw, usually used to correct or compensate for ‘deficiencies’, so how many and which ones you use is determined by the condition of the image file... (read more...)
[VIDEO tutorial 6:10]
If you view an image using the "Print Size" option provided by Photoshop, is what you see actually the print size? Probably not, because most users are unaware that they need to take some steps to correct the issue. For this reason client's receiving low resolution, so called 'soft' proofs for 'on-screen' viewing, were previously advised to look at the images at 100% on a PC or 200% on a Mac (due to the superior screen resolution of the Mac) to get a "rough" idea of how the print would look close up. Until now that is, just watch this short video and problem solved...
- Saving RAW Files [without losing quality] [Illustrated Tutorial]
- How to Use Borders to Place Any Image Within Standard Sheet Sizes [Illustrated Tutorial]
- Photographing Artwork with 35mm Cameras: A Few Basic Guidelines [Tutorial]
- Monitor Calibration For Accurately Viewing Images [Illustrated Tutorial]
- Guidelines: Uploading Image Files for Printing
- About Digital Fine Art Printing
- Exhibition Quality Reproductions
- Art Reproduction: Cameras & Scanners [A Comparison of Methods & Equipment]
- Traditional Conservation / Archival Framing [Behind Glass]