Digital Photos Are Not Forever!
Mar17

Digital Photos Are Not Forever!

by Drew Hendrix – Today’s digital world is fraught with danger when it comes to protecting precious photos. They easily can be ruined even when we think they’re safe and securely stored on magnetic or optical drives, CDs and DVDs or somewhere up in the Cloud. Digital disaster regularly befalls governmental agencies, educational institutions and companies big and small despite their best efforts to prevent it. It can also happen to you...

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Epson SureColor P600 Inkjet Printer Review Now Available
Mar03

Epson SureColor P600 Inkjet Printer Review Now Available

The Epson SureColor P600 was introduced at the Photo Plus Expo in October of 2014 and became available in January of 2015. It is the successor to the Epson R3000. The P600 is a 13″ wide enthusiast to professional level photo and fine art inkjet printer that features nine individual ink cartridges with the UltraChrome HD pigment ink system. Like the venerable UltraChrome K3 system, the new inkset uses five color inks along with...

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Six-day Orgy of Free Seminars wIll be Streamed February 23-28 during Photoshop Week 2015
Feb20

Six-day Orgy of Free Seminars wIll be Streamed February 23-28 during Photoshop Week 2015

The world’s foremost Photoshop and Lightroom experts will come together at CreativeLive’s Third Annual Photoshop Week (February 23-28, 2015), a six-day series of 49 online seminars streamed directly to your computer for viewing in the comfort of your home or studio. CreativeLive will broadcast live, 90-minute classes presented by the industry’s leading Photoshop experts including Dave Cross, Tim Grey, Jason Hoppe, Mike Kelley,...

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Shoot Masterpieces On Your Kitchen Table
Feb17

Shoot Masterpieces On Your Kitchen Table

by Arthur H. Bleich– When the weather outside turns frightful why not stay inside, where it’s nice and warm, and shoot some still lifes. What’s a still life? It’s simply a creative arrangement of objects which you design. You’ve probably seen classical still life paintings such as flower arrangements or bowls of fruit with fish or fowl in the scene. While these are more traditional still life subjects, yours should be...

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Readers are Invited to Contribute Articles and Videos to the Red River Paper Blog
Feb06

Readers are Invited to Contribute Articles and Videos to the Red River Paper Blog

Share your passion about photography, printing and imaging with other readers of the Red River Paper Blog. More than a quarter of a million of photo enthusiasts a month have become aware of our excellent content and we’d like to invite our readers to become involved by sharing their experiences and knowledge. You don’t have to be a professional photographer, writer or videographer. If you have something interesting to say about...

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Altering Reality– It’s Nothing New
Jan10

Altering Reality– It’s Nothing New

By Arthur H. Bleich– Critics of computer-altered images usually divide photography into two time periods: the honest analog days and the dishonest digital ones. If it were only that easy. Tinkering with images is as old as photography itself; it’s merely become more sophisticated. In the early days of photography, “spirit” photos depicted departed loved ones hovering near the living, and fairies were shown dancing in the woods. And...

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Editing for Print – Sharpening with Tim Grey
Sep12

Editing for Print – Sharpening with Tim Grey

If you are printing your work, getting it to look good on the monitor is just the beginning. To make it look awesome on paper, you have to do a bit more work. Red River Paper has teamed up with photography expert and educator Tim Grey to bring you a video series called Editing for Print. Over the coming weeks we will explore a few simple but critical edits before printing that have a big impact.    SPECIAL OFFER Red River Paper...

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Boldly Going Where No Lens Has Gone Before
Feb20

Boldly Going Where No Lens Has Gone Before

By Arthur H. Bleich–  You can fiddle around with in Photoshop to merge several images taken at different distance settings in order to increase your depth of field but nothing does it better (or faster) than Helicon Focus, a stand-alone application created by a team of developers, headed by Dan Kozub, in the Ukraine who relish taking on software challenges like this. Helicon Focus combines a series of shots that have had their focus...

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Ask Tim Grey – Print Sizing
Feb05

Ask Tim Grey – Print Sizing

By Tim Grey–    Today’s Question: In Photoshop you can easily juggle image size and canvas size to obtain a print with the image size and border combination you desire. In Lightroom 5 I cannot find a similar set of functions in the print module where I can do the Photoshop equivalent. The presets in Lightroom 5 give you a maximum cell size in both length and height depending on what paper size you select. How do you do you...

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