Celebrating 25 Years

25+ years ago I was splitting my time between a job where I was a scanner operator and an apprenticeship with a master printmaker. In the printmaking studio we…


Quick 2019 RAID Evaluation

I had a chance to setup a few new RAID systems last week at different client sites. I always like to do a Blackmagic Disk Speed Test and thought it would be…


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30 years of Photoshop and counting

I just realized it's been 30 years since I first got my hands on a Photoshop beta in 1989 at MD Anderson's Imaging center in HTX. I never saved that beta but…


ChromaMax Part 4: Printer Profiling

The final RIP calibration step is profiling. If the base calibration steps performed beforehand aren’t done properly, you won’t get a get profile. But even…


ChromaMax Part 3: Printer Total Ink Limiting

The second RIP calibration step is to linearize the ink channels with their newly restricted ink limits. This generates a set of curves that should produce a…


ChromaMax Part 2: Printer Linearization

The second RIP calibration step is to linearize the ink channels with their newly restricted ink limits. This generates a set of curves that should produce a…


ChromaMax Part 1: Printer Ink Restrictions

The first step to calibrating a printer in a RIP is to set the per channel ink restrictions. The challenge here is that RIPs typically have very poor (or no)…


New Website!

Hey everyone! We just launched a new website that better focuses on communicating our strengths. The recommendations page has a bunch of product…


Canon iPF Pro-4000 Review

Canon has taken a great leap forward creating a whole new generation of their aqueous printers that have some exceptional features. Now that the Canon…


Dark Sky Night Photography Workshop in Terlingua, TX

March 31st-April 3rd 2016 in the Big Bend region of West Texas with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Scott Martin and  Lance Keimig team up again to present a…