Shadow and Light -- a site devoted to black and
white digital imaging.
Black and White world -- photographers toolkit
A good clear introduction to Black and White
photography with a digital camera, has many useful links included.
Numerous other digital photography articles in the site.
See also our feature:- Black and White from colour -- a
collection of variations on a basic colour photograph created by
Keith to show some Digital B/W effects -- Fifteen different views Also Keiths first
impressions on switching from 35mm film to digital (Canon 1Ds) for his landscape work, with comparisons of
scanned film and digital.
quick guide to using that 18% grey card you've wondered about
getting. There is also some info on
using one for digital work at
Introduction to the techniques of the Zone
System (aka the Dark side of the Force :-))
FAQ and much more info on the strange world
revealed with infrared film
Infra red photography with a digital camera
Simulating IR via photoshop
Some techniques (and free Photoshop Actions)
for producing IR effects
Infra-red photography with a digital
collection of info and links for getting more out of digital
Epson Printers, but loads of general stuff as well.
Lots of detailed info on printers, very good on
printing problems and their solutions.
Cleaning your inkjet printer
Some of Keith's thoughts on inkjet cleaning and
what to use.
Busy mailing list with lot of knowledgeable
folks contributing. Info/file section for members(free).
and Imaging Resource — a wealth of information for photographers and
the digital printmaker. A chapter of Harald Johnson's book (see
books below) "Making a great Inkjet Print" is available online at http://www.dpandi.com/resources/bookstore/mdp/samplemdp.html
site for information on print longevity. There is an interesting
interview with Henry Wilhelm at http://www.dimagemaker.com/article.php?articleID=39
A good introductory guide to print longevity.
A discussion and information about inkjet
printing with black ink only (BO)
files for enabling Quadtone printing via Gimp-Print and direct
control of ink channels. Several ink sets are supported and the
author is working on adding new ones. Even works on windows now...
There is an installer for Mac OS X at: http://homepage.mac.com/royharrington/FileSharing2.html
more OS X printing info see our Apple links/info page here
When mounting prints they should be positioned
at the Optical centre of the frame. This is a point slightly above
the true centre of the page which will not appear 'low' as the
geometric centre does. The PDF file above gives a simple way of
Picture and info on the A2 Epson 4000 8 color
An article by Keith Cooper on generating your
own 'profiles' with Photoshop for improving black and white inkjet
printing in a non color managed setup.
A review of more advanced printer profiling
using the Eye One.
A seriously powerful (aka dangerous) low level
service utility (Win only) for Epson printers. Allows all kinds of
ink resetting tricks - READ THE INSTRUCTIONS!
Ongoing diary of a Epson 9600 owner, packed
with useful tips and links for the large format printer user. Much
of it relevant to 7600 and 4000 users too.
Textured Art Silk paper
A look at a new 'silk' semi glossy paper from
Permajet, that performs well with pigment inks and shows much less
ImagePrint media settings
A collection of info about Epson papers to help
decide on media settings for the ImagePrint RIP when using non OEM
Black and white printing with MonoChromePro inks and
Keith reviews a
specialist B/W pigment based ink set from Permajet. The results are
compared using different printer drivers, including the free
QuadToneRIP (QTR) package. There is also some setup and curve
generation information for QTR. The results are also compared to the
ImagePrint RIP that Keith uses on his Epson 9600 for his fine art
Article covering the problems of centering
prints using Epson printer drivers under Mac OS X
General printer/printing help and specific
Lyson ink information/downloads inc. monochrome.
The FAQ of the rec.photo.digital Usenet group.
A collection of links connected to many aspects
of digital imaging.
A very good discussion of some real data in the
digital vs film debate
Be very careful connecting up your old flash to
a digital camera -- info on many brands
Very well written discussion of the current
state of digital camera technology. Written to help answer that
question: "what digital camera should I buy?"
Useful collection of articles on imaging
All about metadata
Free JPEG 2000 (j2k), PNG and meta data export
useful info and comparisons of some newer image file formats -
covering open ones such as PNG and JPEG2000 and some proprietary
ones: MrSID, DjVu, Genuine Fractals and PixelLive (formerly VFZoom).
A more general discussion of image file formats is at http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/creating/fformat.html
Articles and info on various aspects of Digital
Imaging and Photography