Product highlight: Epson SureColor Desktop Printers

June 2020 issue Tech

Epson has brought the best of its wide-format printer technology to two new desktop printers: the 13-inch SureColor P700 and the 17-inch SureColor P900. These units are compact compared to previous SureColor P-Series desktop printers while boasting innovations such as 2.4 and 5 Ghz wireless networking. The printer drivers have seen remarkable improvement. New Epson Media Installer software eliminates the frustration of determining settings and profiles. Instead, it’s just one step to... Continue Reading >

Product highlight: Epson SureColor P7570 and P9570

November 2019 issue Tech

Has Epson been eavesdropping? Improvements and new features in the 24-inch SureColor P7570 and 44-inch SureColor P9570 printers show that the company is responding to customers of its wide-format printers who wanted this fixed and that added.To start with, users can now select matte black or photo black without switching ink tanks or going through an ink-changing process. And Epson’s new ltraChrome Pro12 pigment ink set boasts 12 colors, including a violet ink that expands the color gamut.... Continue Reading >

Review: Epson Legacy Textured photo paper

6.20.2019 Tech

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of an image printed on the kind of matte paper traditionally used for watercolor painting. For those who make prints in-house or outsource our prints to a photo lab, there are many inkjet-compatible papers from which to choose. Epson has just released their newest version, called Legacy Textured. ­Epson Legacy Textured is 100% cotton on a mold-made paper base with a heavily textured surface and no optical brightening agents (OBAs). The paper is... Continue Reading >

Product review: Epson Moverio BT-300 Smart Glasses

May 2019 issue Tech

Drones have the ability to fly miles away from their operators, but the FAA requires that pilots restrict flights to within a visual line of sight. There’s a simple reason for this. You can’t see and avoid an airplane or helicopter that enters your operating area if you can’t see your drone and take quick countermeasures. The FAA defines visual line of sight as the ability to see your drone “with vision that is unaided by any device besides corrective lenses.” This means that a single... Continue Reading >

Amazing Dmax: Epson SureColor P5000 review

10.24.2017 Business

What was once only a dream for many photographers—owning a high-quality, affordable personal photo lab—became possible about a decade ago. But the reality of that dream has come with a steep learning curve and a significant investment in time and money. As a result, many photographers still use a professional lab for their printing needs. However, having a high-end inkjet printer like the Epson SureColor P5000 in your studio can help set you apart from the competition. It enables you to... Continue Reading >