New Palo Duro Etching Paper Makes “Botanica Spectrum” Bloom
Mar29

New Palo Duro Etching Paper Makes “Botanica Spectrum” Bloom

By Shamsy Roomiani– I photograph natural textures and specimens that inspire me using my digital SLR camera and my iPhone camera. These photos are used as reference for my sculptures and drawings, as well as sources for my digital collages. When constructing my digital collages, I work with a collection of photos and then pair them to create a unique conversation within each composition. I then manipulate the piece to create intense...

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Tri-Fold Brochures Can Yield Big Profits
Mar06

Tri-Fold Brochures Can Yield Big Profits

                                                                                       By Arthur H. Bleich– My first introduction to tri-fold brochures came in pre-web times when I was on an extended assignment to Alaska and based in Sitka. The Chamber of Commerce had placed some small ads in travel magazines to promote their beautiful town as a tourist destination. The response was overwhelming but when readers requested more...

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Paper Crafts: Make Your Own Valentine Puzzle Purse
Feb01

Paper Crafts: Make Your Own Valentine Puzzle Purse

  Red River’s greeting card papers are perfect for Valentine’s Day cards  but for something really special,  use Red River’s 12×12-sized paper to make a Valentine Puzzle Purse that will enthrall your beloved and endear you to them forever. Puzzle Purse Valentines made their first appearance in Jane Austin’s time and were the rage from 1700s until the mid 1800s.Back then,  when romance was an art,...

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Pros Choose Tony Bonanno To Print Their Best Images
Jan27

Pros Choose Tony Bonanno To Print Their Best Images

Flip a Tony Bonanno coin and it’s a winner either way it lands. Heads, it’s an internationally renowned photographer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico who travels worldwide to shoot architecture, travel, documentary, corporate events, editorial and fine art photography. Tails, a talented digital print maker who works with both Epson and Canon large-format printers and outputs images for other pros. Bonanno is recognized as a Master...

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Paper Crafts: Pallet Christmas Tree With Paper Ornaments
Dec20

Paper Crafts: Pallet Christmas Tree With Paper Ornaments

Have you seen those adorable Christmas trees made out of pallets? We decided to make some for ourselves, two trees to be exact, and also decided to add a some decorations to it. First, you will need to obtain a pallet, you can either purchase one or go to a warehouse and ask if they are throwing any away. Second, with a power saw, and using safety goggles, very carefully cut the pallet into a tree shape. Third, to paint the pallet...

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Cash In On Greeting Cards!
Nov03

Cash In On Greeting Cards!

  By Drew Hendrix– Electronic greeting cards may be click ‘n easy but the public still has a voracious appetite for printed cards; all it takes to enter the market and start making money is a printer, the right Red River Paper card stock and, of course, your best images. The Greeting Card Association estimates that more than 7 billion paper cards were sold last year at prices ranging from $2 to $10 and that women accounted for...

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Richard Baker: War and Peace
Oct26

Richard Baker: War and Peace

By Arthur H. Bleich– In 1966, Richard Baker aimed his M-16 at the Vietnamese; today he uses an arsenal of analog cameras to shoot them. His goal is to photograph all 54 ethnic tribes in the country where he was once sent to fight. Now 68, the twice-wounded Army veteran has been back to Vietnam about 15 times since the war ended; he jokes that he’s done more tours of duty there than any other soldier. Capturing images on pin-hole and...

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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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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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Win A Canon Pixma Pro-10 Printer & Paper Package Worth $800!
Jan22

Win A Canon Pixma Pro-10 Printer & Paper Package Worth $800!

This contest has concluded.  Thank you to all those who entered!  Check back to enter our next contest.  A $700 CANON PIXMA PRO-10 Inkjet Printer PLUS $100-worth of Red River’s Palo Duro Satin Paper could be yours! Enter our Giveaway now! The PIXMA PRO-10 Wireless Professional Inkjet Printer has features that help produce incredible output. A 10-color Lucia Pigment Ink system features three black inks for amazing monochrome...

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Our First Blog Giveaway! Win a $150 Blynk Camera Package from Lyfeshot
Dec10

Our First Blog Giveaway! Win a $150 Blynk Camera Package from Lyfeshot

Contest Runs December 11-19, 2014– Enter now to win this mini-marvel that comes in three colors (winner can specify which) and will record up to 60 hours of time lapse video while clipped to your pocket or attached to its Blynk Buddy stand (with integrated tripod socket). Set it to take a pictures every second or at longer intervals–up to one a day–and let the fun begin. It’s also a great security camera that can be left unattended to...

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Interested in a truly different and creative photographic workshop?
Nov02

Interested in a truly different and creative photographic workshop?

  A Photographic Workshop that will immerse you in spectacular and unique subject matter, challenge you with light, shadow, textures, and color…. And take you through the whole creative photographic process from Capture to the Final Exhibition Print. Join Red River Paper PRO Tony Bonanno for WHITE SANDS: CAPTURE TO PRINT, February 17th – February 22nd, 2015. Two and a half days immersed in one of the most scenic and dynamic...

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Quick Access to Inkjet Printer User Guides Manuals
May12

Quick Access to Inkjet Printer User Guides Manuals

Epson and Canon offer detailed user guides for most of their printers.  We encourage you to refer to them and even study them when questions arise.  We see people heading to the forums first with questions when the answer might be in the user guide right at your fingertips. Because the guides are often buried on company websites, we have compiled this list of direct links.  Enjoy: Epson Epson SureColor P400 Epson SureColor P800 Epson...

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Join a Camera Club Near You and Attend an Annual Event!
Apr11

Join a Camera Club Near You and Attend an Annual Event!

If you are a part of a PSA Camera Club or just want to learn more about photography, you are invited to attend the 2014 PSA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico!   If you would like to join a local club, here is a listing: http://www.psa-photo.org/index.php?n-america-members  ...

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Datacolor Webinar: Co-sponsored by Red River Paper
Mar04

Datacolor Webinar: Co-sponsored by Red River Paper

Custom Printmaking with Fine Art Paper   3/26/2014 2:00 pm (Eastern Time)   Join us as we discuss fine art printmaking with special focus on landscape photography.  Each image has its own character and color palette. We’ll review methods you can use to match photographs to different media types before printing. Color management in post-production, including soft proofing will also be covered. A demonstration of printer...

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Imaging USA Summary
Jan24

Imaging USA Summary

We were happy to have attended Imaging USA in Phoenix, AZ this year and hope many of you enjoyed the seminars as well as the EXPO (especially our zen gardens). Below are some images of our experience: View from Hotel Room in downtown Phoenix Booth at Imaging EXPO Pre-EXPO  “Power” Breakfast Our next stop is the Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association meeting in Raleigh, NC! We hope to see you...

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Meet the Newest Red River Paper Family Member
Jun19

Meet the Newest Red River Paper Family Member

A new Polar N 137 PLUS joined our production staff this month.  This beast is a high-speed paper trimming machine.  We use it to cut our premium photo inkjet media to the 14 different sizes for your printing projects.  The new machine joins our other Polar (pronounced Poh-lahr) 137 to help us greatly increase production capacity. Thank you to all of our long time and new customers whose continued business makes this expansion...

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Shipping Changes Red River Paper
May29

Shipping Changes Red River Paper

Red River Paper has made the move to FedEx for ground and air shipments.  The move is part of an exciting plan to make shipping more affordable for our customers over the coming weeks.  Stay tuned for more...

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Inkjet Paper Sizes for Full Frame Images Cameras

If you have a full frame camera, why not print a full frame image? Many inkjet paper sizes force you to crop to some degree. If you want to print a full frame image in all its glory you need one of Red River Paper’s inkjet photo papers in these sizes. Each size has enough room to print an image that is in the 2:3 aspect ratio typical of a true 35mm sensor. Cameras like the Canon 1D MkIV, Nikon D800, Canon 5D, and so on feature a...

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13″ Rolls of Fine Photo Fine Art Inkjet Canvas Available
Apr05

13″ Rolls of Fine Photo Fine Art Inkjet Canvas Available

Red River Paper introduces 13″ x 20′ rolls of Blanco Matte Canvas for inkjet printing. Blanco Matte Canvas is a fine woven canvas specially coated for inkjet printing. The results are simply stunning with rich colors and deep blacks. Discover a new way to share your photos and art from your desktop or wide format printer today. Blanco features an elegant double weave surface texture that offers great balance between image...

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