Take the High Road for Breathtaking Images!
Mar04

Take the High Road for Breathtaking Images!

By Albert Chi– There’s a fantastic photo adventure awaiting you, requiring only a vehicle, your camera and some minimal planning for a most exciting trip. And chances are, it’s probably close to where you live and relatively inexpensive to get to so you can take the whole family along. Okay, what’s the catch? There isn’t any. Geotab, a Canadian firm that tracks truck locations has just built a set of coordinates representing...

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Kaitlin Walsh– Merging Art With Anatomy
Jan24

Kaitlin Walsh– Merging Art With Anatomy

by Arthur H. Bleich– Kaitlin Walsh is a biomedical artist– a rarity in the art world. Her beautifully crafted, abstract anatomy watercolor paintings celebrate the wonders of the human body in ways so imaginative it’s sometimes hard not to fall in love with her deadly cancer cells or even mundane parts of the human body, like an ankle, so beautifully are they executed. These are not those sterile pictures you see hung on the walls in...

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How To Print Beautiful Antique Christmas Cards
Dec06

How To Print Beautiful Antique Christmas Cards

By Arthur H. Bleich– The Christmas card-giving tradition began in London in 1843, when Sir Henry Cole commissioned an artist friend, John Horsley, to design a card that could be mailed to his friends. Some say Sir Henry thought up the idea to avoid writing long letters in reply to those sent by friends and acquaintances– an English tradition at Christmastime. He had a “To___” printed at the top so he could write in his friends’ names–...

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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 80% of...

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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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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 information.

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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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Red River Paper in Australia
Apr01

Red River Paper in Australia

If you live in Australia and want to try Red River Paper brand inkjet paper and note cards, please look to Giclee Media Supplies in Melbourne.  They have been a long term partner and provide their customers with great service, shipping, and support.  ...

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Canon PRO-100 vs. Canon PRO-10 Photo Inkjet Printer Comparison
Feb25

Canon PRO-100 vs. Canon PRO-10 Photo Inkjet Printer Comparison

Learn how the Canon PRO-10 and PRO-100 13″ wide photo inkjet printers compare. Find out which is best for your particular needs. Continue reading Canon PRO-100 vs. Canon PRO-10 here Looking for the best papers for the Canon PRO-100 or PRO-10? Best compatible papers for the Canon PRO-100 Best compatible papers for the Canon...

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2013 Inkjet Photo Paper Awards by Red River Paper
Feb22

2013 Inkjet Photo Paper Awards by Red River Paper

While that other awards event is going on this Sunday, you can already have the scoop on the real stars and winners in the world of photographic output. And you get all this great information without commercial breaks, long-winded speeches, and teary-eyed retrospectives. Continue to the 2013 Inkjet Paper Awards Hosted by Red River...

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Canon PRO-10 Cost of Printing Report Released – Red River Paper
Jan22

Canon PRO-10 Cost of Printing Report Released – Red River Paper

Red River Paper just released another report on The True Cost of Inkjet Printing, this time covering the new Canon PRO-10 printer. The Canon PRO-10 is a 13″ wide, pigment-based photo printer capable of printing 4×6 up to 13×26 photos and artwork.  Using 10 individual ink cartridges, the printer can work with a variety of Red River Paper brand inkjet media with excellent results. Continue reading Canon PRO-10 True Cost...

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Canon PFI-106 Ink Tanks Replace PFI-105 Series for PROGRAF inkjet printers
Nov16

Canon PFI-106 Ink Tanks Replace PFI-105 Series for PROGRAF inkjet printers

As of November 2012, Canon has replaced the PFI-105 series ink tanks with the PFI-106 ink tank series. Other than the name and label sticker, the ink still contain Lucia EX pigment inks.                           Order Canon PFI-106 inks for your PROGRAF iPF6300 & iPF6350 here  ...

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New Matte Photographic Inkjet Canvas from Red River Paper
Nov08

New Matte Photographic Inkjet Canvas from Red River Paper

The NEW 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 clarity and the visual appeal of the canvas look. Color saturation is excellent and black...

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