What won’t you do?
Every so often I get calls enquiring about wedding photography.
This is, on the face of it, pretty easy to deal with, since at Northlight, we’re commercial photographers and don’t do work with the general public.
But hang on a minute, this is someone who has taken the trouble to call.
I’ve been looking at Paper Spectrum’s new 310gsm baryta based paper.
With very little OBAs it’s a neutral, slightly warm white, and handles some types of images very well.
Review Link: Pinnacle Warmtone Baryta 310
I’ve tested it with both colour and black and white images, and found that ones such as the photo of [...]
New EULA for i1Profiler
Perhaps not something I’d normally report, but given all the kerfuffle over the i1Profiler EULA (license) when it came out, it’s worth noting that they have retrospectively altered the license.
The new license can be downloaded here Our i1Profiler info/reviews – software I’ve used for a lot of our printer and [...]
There are three basic ways of growing your photography business – lots of variations, but three fundamental approaches. Keith looks at examples of how these principles can apply to a pro photographer and why minor changes can multiply together to make a real difference to profitability. [...]
Does the ‘Artists’s Statement’ have to be nonsense?
Every so often I’m ‘required’ to provide something called an ‘Artist’s Statement‘ to go with some of my photographs.
It really is just a cup of coffee
It’s something that I can find more difficult than taking the pictures in the first place
I was told [...]
After looking at several new papers from PermaJet at this year’s UK Focus trade show, I’ve just written up some note on their FB Distinction 360 paper.
Review Link: FB Distinction 360 from PermaJet
It’s listed as a ‘triple weighted, bright white fibre base paper’, and at 360gsm its has a good solid feel.
Why you should be wary of paper reviews. Reviews for specialist inkjet photo printing papers may contain lots of measurement data, but paper choice is about so much more than that. There are so many other aspects of your photographic workflow that need looking at too. [...]
Due to a backup failure, we’ve lost blog comments from the last few days – apologies if your comments were amongst them – I’m working on a full restore.
Things to remember – test your backup strategy properly – before it’s needed!
Epson have announced the R2000 printer – an update for the R1900
Printer info page: Epson R2000 Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss 2 pigment ink Individual, larger (17ml) ink cartridges — change cartridges less often and get up to 50% more prints Accommodates cut-sheet and roll paper in sizes up to 13″ wide; supports photographic and fine [...]
I’ve used Nik Silver Efex Pro for some time, and have recently been trying out the updated Version 2
Review Link: Nik Silver Efex Pro V2
I’ve used it for several new black and white prints (such as the museum one in the post below) and in particular one 12 foot wide panoramic print that [...]