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Category : Printing

eSATA, Thunderbolt, USB 3, Firewire, USB 2 – Whats Best

The Computer industry is adopting new interface standards to connect peripheral devices (hard disks, cameras, memory cards, etc.) in order to cope with increased file sizes from such things as new digital imaging technology, video and audio file sizes. USB 2 connections just won’t cut it any longer, they are too slow.  This post discusses the alternatives and applies to both Apple and Windows technology. For anyone with large files, the connection to Hard Disks and external devices (such as […]

Viewing Thumbnails for Camera Raw Images – Windows Explorer

Problem: Can’t see contents of Camera Raw images. When printing images for some Customers, they provide me with JPEGs rather than Camera Raw image files even though their cameras have camera raw capability.  The reason quoted is that Windows does not display the camera raw file thumbnail when using Windows Explorer and thus the camera raw files are too hard to manage.  JPEGS are used instead. Solution: For those on Windows XP or Vista, you can download a Camera Raw […]

NPC Tech Talk – Resolving Common Printing Problems

May 2011 Northumberland Photographic Club presentation including Monitor Brightness test shot.

Photography of Original Artwork

I continue to expand my Photographic and Printing services and now can copy original artwork such as canvas, acrylic/oils, photographs, sculpture, family heirloom, jewelry etc. Details Retouching and colour balancing is also available.

Northumberland Photography Club – Article 3, January 2011

This is the third and final article of the series, and deals with Output (see links below for previous articles).  To recap the steps as described so far: images would be catalogued, noise reduced and some sharping would be performed to eliminate issues inherent with digital photography.  Any artistic editing should also be completed (ideally on a colour balanced monitor) and the image would then be ready for output, usually for display on a web site or for print.  The […]

Fine Art (Giclée) Printing

I now offer high quality large format professional printing (Giclée prints).  This includes: Archival quality photo printing using Epson’s finest professional printer : Epson 7900 Full on site editing and re-touching services (while you wait, by appointment if desired) Up to 24 wide by any length, roll or cut sheet paper Advanced image processing – image detailing, colour profiling/corrections, proofing, noise reduction, sharpening Large print sizes using up to 24″ roll paper (24″ x any other size) Epson UltraChrome HDR […]