Printers & Accessories

by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/27/2023
Avoid the dreaded “Low on Ink” warning with a low-cost, high-volume printer from HP’s vaunted  LaserJet Tank and Smart Tank series. HP’s tank printers come with a two-year supply of ink (or toner), so even the most prodigious of printers can forego refills for the foreseeable future. HP LaserJet Tank For the LaserJet models, a two-year supply of toner means users can
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 07/07/2023
While much of today’s coursework is online, it never hurts to have a good printer. Whether this is for your final term paper, notes for a group study session, or handouts to get everyone on the same page, so to speak, you will need a good printer to get it done. Photography students can also benefit from a specialized printer to have complete control over their final images. Here are a few options that would make a great choice for a dorm room or apartment. The Workhorse: Brother HL-L2350DW If all you need is a simple printer to get your
by Jason T. ·Posted 10/13/2021
Back with a new addition to its hugely popular line of portable instant cameras and printers, FUJIFILM brings you the INSTAX Link WIDE printer, which allows you to print any image from your smartphone in seconds, using INSTAX Wide Film. INSTAX Link WIDE Printer in Ash White Like the entire FUJIFILM INSTAX line, the new Link WIDE printer is, most essentially, about one thing—fun. In a world where Instagram and Snapchat reign
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 07/06/2021
Despite photography’s embrace of digital media and sharing, there’s still nothing quite like a physical print as the ultimate way to realize the power of a photograph. Especially in a time when sharing is primarily done in digital form, printing your photos is a statement, and it’s a place and time to be decisive about how your photographs look in physical form. Canson Infinity obviously understands the importance of choice in physical media and has recently released four new papers within its
by Cory Rice ·Posted 04/23/2021
As a photographer who is borderline neurotic about print quality, “everyday” print jobs have always been a thorn in my side. My office is home to a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 17" printer and an Epson Stylus Pro 9800 44" printer. While both units produce brilliant, high-quality photographs, neither was designed for practical home office applications or high-volume, small-scale print workflows. Any other poor souls who have found
by Cory Rice ·Posted 04/21/2021
Canon has just announced four new wireless inkjet printers, designed to cover a wide range of home or small office applications. All of the new models provide scan and print functionality, while each is tailored to meet the needs of specific workflows: The PIXMA TS3520 is a basic printer with a minimal desktop footprint, the PIXMA G620
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 05/21/2021
Despite everything functioning in a digital world, there’s still something to be said for having hard, printed copies of important documents. Especially in the workplace, sometimes a printed form, document, photograph, letter, invoice, and so on is just what you need. And, with the workplace now shifting to home for many of us, having a printer at home is one of those necessities for making your at-home work space that much more of an efficient and productive place for real work.
by Cory Rice ·Posted 07/16/2020
If you’ve visited an art museum lately, you probably noticed that contemporary artists have been creating photographic works on an increasingly large scale. With advancements in digital printing, the ability to create massive photographs on practically any surface has become much easier than in the darkroom days. This has led to an explosion of creativity and larger-than-life photographs appearing in myriad forms. For the purpose of this article, “fine art” is used to designate photographs created on unconventional media at a large scale.
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 09/13/2023
Mobile printers have exploded in popularity in recent years, filling a niche that accompanied the surge of instant cameras. While pocket-sized printers are great for smartphone users looking to emulate the instant camera aesthetic, they can also be practical for all kinds of creative pursuits. We’re going to highlight our top mobile printers and why they might be useful to your workflow. Canon IVY 2 Mini Mobile printers don’t get much smaller than Canon’s
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 03/26/2020
Conserve space in your home office and travel with ease using the Canon PIXMA TR150 Wireless Portable Printer and optional LK-72 Battery Pack Kit. Designed to fit in bags and backpacks, this lightweight portable printer gives you the option to plug the included USB cable or power cord into an AC outlet or print anytime,
by Cory Rice ·Posted 01/16/2020
Epson has released two new SureColor P-Series large-format printers: the SureColor P7570 24" and SureColor P9570 44", capable of producing museum-worthy prints. Accompanying the two behemoth photo printers is the multi-use
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 07/13/2023
As a photo student, you’ll likely need to print your photographs—either for critique, discussion, exhibition, or displaying elsewhere (such as in your portfolio). To ensure your photos look their absolute best, here are some of our favorite inkjet papers for photography students. Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster Epson’s Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster is a popular, no-frills paper with a pleasing texture, good
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/20/2020
Printing your work can be a very satisfying experience. The level of control you have when you do it yourself is unmatched and can be extremely rewarding. There’s also the feeling you get when you’re holding one of your photographs in your hand, which just can’t be beat. Sticking with classic glossy, luster, or matte paper is certainly a very good way to work with most of your images, but there are some more unique and alternative options available that can
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 07/10/2019
You have finally joined the ranks of people who own their own photo printer. Congrats! I’m sure some of you enthusiastically researched and made a well-thought-out purchase or were recommended a solid model by a B&H expert. I’m also certain some of you received your printer as a gift or, perhaps, it was an amazing deal you just couldn’t pass up when you picked up your latest camera kit. In any case, if you are new to printers and printing, these tips will
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 07/05/2019
Archival is a term that has been overused. Unfortunately, the term has found its way into all sorts of marketing jargon when it comes to printers and printing. Today, we are hoping to give everyone a solid understanding of what a true archival print is and what it takes to make one yourself. The Core Meaning At its simplest, being “archival” means that the product is designed to last for a long time—with proper care and storage. One thing to understand is that everything regarding printing needs to be stored or displayed in a way that will