Selecting Inkjet Paper Tutorial

Selecting Inkjet Paper Tutorial

Following a few recent requests via email and on the blog, I have published a new article on my Lenscraft website. This provides advice about selecting inkjet paper for photo printing. I had intended for this to be a short article but it ran to 2,500 words in the end. I hope it helps those [...]

What Paper’s That

What Paper’s That

Recently I have been doing a few presentations at Camera Clubs and Photographic Societies. When I’m doing presentations I always like to take along some printed work. Members can then look at my prints when we break, as well as ask me questions. One question that has been asked without fail is “what paper’s that?” [...]

Configuring Your Printer Driver


Printer drivers aren’t usually very easy to use and seem to be a constant source of problems. I created this short video to explain how to configure a printer driver (for the Epson Stylus Pro 3880) to print from Lightroom using a colour printer profile. I hope this helps someone out there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_KTq1Q7SRI If you [...]

Heeding my own Advice


Around 18 months ago I published a book titled “Perfect Prints Every Time”. The book was intended to help people who struggle with print making, master the techniques and produce images that match their screens. Judging from the feedback I received the book appears to have helped a lot of people. Unfortunately, it didn’t help [...]

Impressive Printing Service


I recently showed the above image as part of my posting about film photography. At the time I made the point that my wife loved the image and picked it out from a selection of prints (all the others digital) as the one that stood out. My wife by the way is someone who doesn’t [...]

Printing Weirdness


I want to share a very frustrating printing experience with you in case anyone has any ideas about how to resolve it. I have been printing using an Epson 3880 printer for around 3 years now using Lightroom as the host software. During this time, I have regularly switched between Gloss and Matte inks for [...]

Paper Bargain


Today I took delivery of some new inkjet paper that I wanted to try out. It’s a traditional Baryta paper from First Call Photographic and I have to tell you that it’s excellent. And not only is it excellent, its exceptional value as well. In terms of papers you might know, it’s quite similar to [...]