Rebuilding My Computer – Again

September 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
My home desktop computer is an important tool for me. I use it for photography, printing, communications, publishing, research, storage and a hundred other things. At times, like when working with multi-layered Photoshop projects, I put a significant load on it. Fortunately for me, my day job involves building computers, so I have always been able...
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Epson 1400 Ink Alternatives

June 28, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I do my own printing on an Epson 1400, wide format, color printer. While I am generally very happy with this machine, the cost of Epson inks has always been a source of irritation. The cartridges (there are six) cost $20 each and contain 10ml of ink. If you do the math this works out to about $7,000 a gallon! The cartridges do last pretty well a...
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Where's Waldo?

May 19, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
On my daily drive t o work I pass Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH. Across from the school is a forest, in which I have often noticed interesting lighting due to the angle of the sun and the shadow s of the trees. This is most pronounced in the spring time when the morning sun is strong and the canopy of leaves has not filled in yet. Recently...
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Getting Back to Black and White Printing

March 18, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I’ve spent some time over the past few weeks improving my techniques for black and white printing. The main push was to use the QuadTone RIP, Create RGB-ICC, tool to generate ICCs that would incorporate a Photoshop curve (ACV file) into an ICC file that could be used with any printing application without having to add the curve manually to the imag...
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Lone Tree in Snowfall - Shooting in Heavy Snow

January 26, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Cambridge In Colour http://www.cambridgeincolour.com is one of the sites I like to follow. Occasionally, I like to submit photos to their photo competitions. Last week I won the Monochrome Mini-Comp # 908 with my entry, Lone Tee in Snowfall. http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/forums/thread35106.htm The shot, which was taken in heavy falling snow has...
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