The Fallacy of Printing for Paper Sizes

A recent discussion in the CreativePath Community forum centered on the issue of trying to figure out the best aspect ratios for printing an image on standard paper sizes. This also happens to be a common question in my printing workshops. I suppose the question stems from the desire to maximize the use of paper so as not to waste…

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Beginner’s Gear Guide to Fine Art Printing

Printing your own work is one of the most rewarding and satisfying aspects of photography. It adds a physical experience to your images and may give you insights that are difficult if not impossible to achieve any other way. Another benefit of printing is that it helps you look more deeply into the things that inspire you photographically, and in…

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Capture to Print Workflow Video – Free Preview from the Printmaker Masterclass

I’ve been deep in the final production stages of the Printmaker Masterclass, which launches next Monday on March 19th. It’s my first on-demand workshop that is completely self—directed. Students can take the course whenever they like with lifetime access, and I will be updating and adding content to the course over the coming year to increase its value as a…

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Photo Journal – Ice on the Hudson

I’ve written about photographing familiar locations many times, yet it remains a challenge for many, including myself. Novelty is, of course, one of the main reasons we think better photographs are available elsewhere, instead of in the same familiar places. I know the feeling well since I’ve been guilty of thinking the same thing. The excitement of visiting a new…

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