#770. Printing saga update n°1: the poetry of a b200

#770. Printing saga update n°1: the poetry of a b200

GAS update : 10 minutes into my noble printing quest, and I’m out 300 bucks. Snafu. And my next update might be in a while. It all started with the best of intentions: testing. Since Canon printers are known for: being tolerant of longish periods of sleep being easy to

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#202. Talking with master photographers : Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee on fine art printing and books

#202. Talking with master photographers : Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee on fine art printing and books

This is the second part of my interview with Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee. The first part dealt with their views on “seeing” and how they apply that to their own photography. This part is about other things they do in the world of photography that I think will

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#830. Monday Post (11 March 2019) – Have you lost interest yet?

#830. Monday Post (11 March 2019) – Have you lost interest yet?

A history of modern cameras leading up to this week-end’s Birmingham NEC … which we shan’t attend.

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#826. The Hasselblad X1D. Take 2.

#826. The Hasselblad X1D. Take 2.

Few cameras have disrupted my worflow as much as the Hasselblad X1D. Or made me as happy. Here’s why.

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#825. Wabi Sabi & photography, part 2. Challenge results.

#825. Wabi Sabi & photography, part 2. Challenge results.

Assembling this post was once again one of those “what did I get myself into?” moments … How do you organise the photographs of others around such a philosophical concept as Wabi Sabi ? Well, this time, I chickened out, I simply am presenting your photographs with very little comment,

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#822. A Pwint is born. And the bleak(?) future of #PrintSwap.

#822. A Pwint is born. And the bleak(?) future of #PrintSwap.

With every DearSusan contributor finally running a fully functionnal printer, it’s time to reboot the #Printswap project. Or to kill it off?

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#815. Photography and Wabi-Sabi – part 1 & challenge

#815. Photography and Wabi-Sabi – part 1 & challenge

The concept of Wabi-Sabi is central to (some) Japanese aesthetics and separates it from what we Westerners have been taught to appreciate and strive for in all our undertakings : flawless perfection. Tourists flock to Kyoto’s Zen gardens from all over the world. And the stone, moss and gravel creations

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#810. Is film only for hipster kids?

#810. Is film only for hipster kids?

To digital photographers, film often feels like that esoterical backwater only frequented by people in search of a raison d’être. What if film photography was teeming with life, potential and creativity?

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#806. Monday Post (7 Jan 2019) – Nah! (Nutella, Apple and Hasselblad)

#806. Monday Post (7 Jan 2019) – Nah! (Nutella, Apple and Hasselblad)

Last year, French citizens fought over discounted pots of Nutella. And my MacBook Pro screen started to lose its antireflection coating in patches. So I’m hoping for a cheaper Hasselblad X1D. Umair Haque explains.     How to become super rich. It’s actually easy.   Bill Gates became the world’s

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#804. 2019 resolution: make Art? I think not … ;)

#804. 2019 resolution: make Art? I think not … ;)

  First of all, forget resolutions. 97% of diets fail. Those that don’t are largely medically assisted. Resolutions don’t work because they fight our nature and willpower is a limited resource. Once you’ve depleted yours, it’s gone. So those new year resolutions actually act as parasites for other important aspects

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