Editing for Print – Soft Proofing with Tim Grey
Nov05

Editing for Print – Soft Proofing 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.     This week we look at Soft...

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Polar Matte Magna Paper Proves Perfect For Making Beautiful Alternative-Process Prints
Oct14

Polar Matte Magna Paper Proves Perfect For Making Beautiful Alternative-Process Prints

By Al Lockwood– Although most contemporary photographers inkjet print their work, a smaller (but growing) number print their images by historical or “alternative” means. These are the processes developed in the early 19th century– albumen, Van Dyke, Kallitype, salted paper and others; easily 100 different processes. Each offers the photographer an opportunity to create something truly unique. In an age of digital...

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Editing for Print – Tonal Adjustments with Tim Grey
Oct08

Editing for Print – Tonal Adjustments 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.       This week we look...

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Favorite Photo Locations – Southern Utah
Sep26

Favorite Photo Locations – Southern Utah

 by Shelly Katz– Thinking about going to Las Vegas? Forget about the casinos and bright lights of the strip. Instead take a 2-1/2 hour drive to the northeast and check out Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks in southern Utah. Zion National Park is located on State Route 9 in Springdale, Utah – 163 miles from Las Vegas, Nevada. When you’re ready to move on, Bryce Canyon National Park is located approximately 83 miles further....

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Fine Tune Your Exposures  With “Smart” Bracketing
Sep18

Fine Tune Your Exposures With “Smart” Bracketing

by Arthur H. Bleich– Most digital cameras have an auto-bracketing feature that allows three or more images to be shot manually or automatically in rapid succession, each at a different exposure. The first picture is exposed at what the camera’s light meter determines to be correct, followed by an under-exposed image and then another that’s over-exposed. You can preset the amount of exposure difference between shots and sometimes even...

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