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Reed Celebrates 40 Years

Reed Celebrates 40 Years

We’ve seen great change in the decades since we opened our doors. Some creative mediums have shifted away from slower technologies into faster methods that allow artists to move faster into distribution of their editions.  Forty years ago, the internet was used exclusively by educational and government institutions and the idea and personal computing was limited toRead more about Reed Celebrates 40 Years[…]

Art Lenses and the Photographic Print – are you wasting money?

Art Lenses and the Photographic Print – are you wasting money?

Lightjet versus Lambda – are you wasting the money you spent on expensive art lenses? Large format printing and why the LightJet is superior: It’s in the details – literally, The construction of the Lightjet is superior to the Lambda due to the ways that each device projects it’s laser light onto the photographic paper. TheRead more about Art Lenses and the Photographic Print – are you wasting money?[…]

The Difference Between Pigment Prints and LightJet Digital C-Prints

The Difference Between Pigment Prints and LightJet Digital C-Prints

Q: What is the difference between lightjet digital c-print and Giclee? Which is better quality? Thanks! ~ A. A. LightJet uses laser light to expose chromogenic photographic paper, which is then chemically developed and fully cleansed to create the archival dyes that render the fine-art image. Giclee printing uses electrical impulses to deposit archival pigments ontoRead more about The Difference Between Pigment Prints and LightJet Digital C-Prints[…]

Staff Wheat-pasting for Month Of Photography 2015.

Staff Wheat-pasting for Month Of Photography 2015.

  Every two years the highly energetic creatives here at Reed turn things up to 11 when Month Of Photography(MOP) comes around. This bi-annual event has gone global in its reach and this year was no exception. MOP 2015 has seen large-scale gallery participation in support of photography as an art form, and the outdoor attraction of wheat-pastingRead more about Staff Wheat-pasting for Month Of Photography 2015.[…]

Behind the Scenes – Outdoor Installation for Month of Photography

Behind the Scenes – Outdoor Installation for Month of Photography

It’s a busy street corner, and the building is vacant, but an eyesore it’s not. Now dressed in the fine art of Liz Hickok, the building is now sporting jewel like colors and makes a bold statement – all in honor of a show at Michael Warren Contemporary Gallery in Denver’s Santa Fe Art District.Read more about Behind the Scenes – Outdoor Installation for Month of Photography[…]

Reed Art & Imaging, Richo, and John Fielder Sponsor Picture Me Here Event

Reed Art & Imaging, Richo, and John Fielder Sponsor Picture Me Here Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event: “Damak to Denver: A Picture Me Here Project” Exhibit Features Bhutanese Refugee’s Photographs and Stories of their last days in a refugee camp, their journey to the United States and their first days in Colorado. Location: John Fielder’s Colorado & the Denver Photo Art Gallery, 833 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CORead more about Reed Art & Imaging, Richo, and John Fielder Sponsor Picture Me Here Event[…]

Today We Bid a Fond Farewell to our E6 Developing.

Today We Bid a Fond Farewell to our E6 Developing.

Today we at Reed say goodbye to our old friend E6. When the E6 slide film process was introduced, the ground-breaking technology brought amazing real-life color and contrast to an already booming sector of photographers. Decades later the advent of digital capture technology, through its instant gratification, led to a rapid decline in the interestRead more about Today We Bid a Fond Farewell to our E6 Developing.[…]

Old-School Meets New School: The Portragon 100 f:4

Old-School Meets New School: The Portragon 100 f:4

As part of an ongoing lo-fi experiment I have been acquiring a number of old-school lenses that are known for being less than perfect, and I’ve modified good lenses, all in the quest to find just the right level of ethereal beauty. Lomography’s recent release of their Petzval reminded me of another lens released decades ago; the Spiratone PortragonRead more about Old-School Meets New School: The Portragon 100 f:4[…]