Scanning a large panoramic photograph

I have joined this group as a person who prints at home a reasonable amount but also have many old photographs that I scan and print.I have acquired a 1918 large panoramic group print featuring world war one soldiers taken at Aldershot in England and photographed and printed by Panora ltd. London. I have scanned it in 5 sections on my epson...

Fine Art Printing Labs

Hello everyone, I'm trying to find a fine art printing lab to use for my larger prints (larger than I can print on my Epson 3880). I am fully up on color calibration and use an Xrite Studio1 to profile my monitors and printers with good results. for the larger prints. I've tried several labs to print larger images and have had very mixed...

ICC profiling

Hello, everyone Marianne here. I am glad to meet my fellow photographers and today I have a question about ICC profiling. Hopefully you'll be able to help me out. I just bought a new monitor and calibrated it with enclosed software and a colorimeter. I created a monitor ICC profile after calibrating. This is the first time I am calibrating a...

Two versions or not two versions?

I've recently set up a new work station and have been going through the process of color calibrating my new iMac display. It's been my experience that getting a print to match what's seen on the screen requires equal parts science and intuition. I have pretty good luck with colors matching but screen/print brightness seems tricky. Sometimes...

Budget Prints vs Pro Lab Prints

Printing represents the final step in the journey of a photograph. I have just written a comparison blog post, looking at the differences between a print ordered from a budget lab and one created by a pro lab.

The same 300dpi, sRGB jpeg was sent to both labs (which, to save any embarrassment shall remain nameless) and the resulting...