Tag Archives: Artist tips

Toy Cameras: Holga and Diana

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There are many different toy cameras out there, the most common ones being the Holga, the Diana, and the Lomo LC-A.  So why are these cameras referred to as toys?  Well, cameras of this class usually include bodies and inner workings made of plastic, often the lenses are plastic too, giving images from these cameras […]

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How big can I print my file?

Here is another great question we hear quite often. Sometimes more than once a day. So it seems a relative bit of information to pass along here to our blog reader friends. There are two valid answers to this, depending on whether we look at this as a relative issue or a subjective one. As […]

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Digital Photographs: Lost but not Forgotten

I just can’t help it when I see articles about lost photographs. I feel the urge to expose someone else’s pain on to everyone and anyone who cares to listen. Last week I wrote about saving your memories (photo albums) from a natural disaster like the fires in Boulder Canyon here in Colorado. People have […]

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Digital Image Archiving – The Lost Generation Part 2

So far, all the digital archiving solutions we discussed in part 1 have their pro’s and con’s. Mostly con’s. What’s left? How about a good old fashioned print! If you make a good quality print, note I said ‘quality’ print, not a cheapo inkjet that will fade faster than American Idol winners, you can be […]

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Digital Image Archiving – The Lost Generation Part 1

Are your images a ticking time-bomb? There has been a lot of chatter between the photo labs and digital imaging professionals the past few years. We all fully expect many digital photographers including pros, amateurs and even the family archivist who we affectionately call Digital Debbies, to completely loose a whole generation of images. Gone, Adiós, […]

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Featured Artist: Jody Akers Part II

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Part II of our one on one with Jody Akers. He discusses fried chicken and toy cameras, specifically his use of the Holga camera. Both color and BW images are featured. Special offer in the video for toy camera shooters. Don’t miss this video.

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Featured Artist: Jody Akers, Urban Photography, Pin-hole and Wet-plate Fine-art Photographer

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“Old School” sums up Jody Akers’  urban style. In this, the first chapter of a two-part video series we talk with Jody about his hard-core attraction to vintage processes and avante-garde equipment. Share it!  

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What “they” might not be telling you about the flaws in ICC profiled workflows.

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Profiles are typically generated using less than .016% (yes that is less than 16/1000 of one percent!) or 16/100,000 of the 16.4 million colors available in 8bit RGB. Talk about a shot in the dark. There is a tremendous amount of mathematical software based “guessing” that occurs in the ICC color management process. Profiles are […]

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Black & White Chromagenics Offer Stunning Tonal Range and Detail.

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Using a chromagenic process to print Black & White on canvas offers visually stunning B&W Prints in the same sizes and pricing as we offer in all of our Gicleé Prints. You will be amazed at the beauty of the expanded tonal range and clarity of detail in these exhibition quality fine art  giclee prints. […]

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