Category Archives: Color Management

Ink is a terrible thing to waste

I’m teaching this semester in Munich, Germany, at the Hochschule München, or more correctly, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften München. It’s just a few blocks from the city center on Tram route 20. We have about 20,000 students on several campuses. … Continue reading

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Calibrating the iPhone with i1 Display Pro

I see iPhones being used for all sorts of “professional” applications including video capture, and now that the phone sports a 12Mp camera, graphic arts quality photography. No excuses professional photography. Several years ago I was made aware of a … Continue reading

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My mission to Mars, continued

In a blog I posted last year, I described how I developed a series of AppleScripts to control Adobe Photoshop to crop, then increase the canvas size, then draw crop marks on a series of image parts to make a … Continue reading

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My brief visit to Mars

I spent a couple of weeks on Mars earlier this year, on assignment to take some photos. There was no oxygen, so I had to hold my breath for two weeks. I did not run into Matt Damon. The work … Continue reading

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It must be a Mirage! My large file printing problems are solved

Following this blog, you have been exposed to the trials of printing very large photos on a wide-format Epson ink-jet printer. I have been feeling like a beta tester the last month or so, discovering all of the reasons why … Continue reading

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The 32,767-pixel limit: I should learn to read dialog boxes!

That didn’t work quite as planned. In my large scale printing project, I started late last night to print the first of 17 strips of my huge panoramic photo 44 inches by ten feet in length. My original photo is … Continue reading

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China, day four-point-three

We awoke yesterday and boarded a big green bus, heading north from Hong Kong into mainland China. Our objective was to visit three of China’s largest commercial printing companies, each known for quality and high volume. Crossing the border from … Continue reading

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Hong Kong, Day three-point-seven

I think. Yesterday was the ICC Symposium at the Hong Kong Design Institute. We were expecting about 450 participants, and over 700 attended. The large auditorium at the center was filled, and they stayed all the way to the end. … Continue reading

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ePrint is setting records in Hong Kong printing community

It’s VistaPrint for Hong Kong. But less aggressive and irritating. On our tours yesterday of printing plants in Hong Kong, we visited a company called ePrint, which is a largely web-based commercial printing company. They specialize in – everything. Their … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day Two

On my outings on Sunday in Hong Kong I had a chance to take the Star Ferry across Victoria Harbor to Hong Kong Island where my friend John Seymour and I had lunch. The weather was tempestuous, and we watched … Continue reading

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