Printers & Accessories

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 M. Brett Smith ·Posted 05/23/2022
The best label makers help keep tabs on all your easy-to-lose-or-misplace items. They designate where things go, keep documents and files sorted, and help identify objects that are otherwise inscrutable (e.g., an old roll of film or unmarked flash drive). Check out our list of recommended labelers and start disrupting your disorganization today. Brother P-touch CUBE Plus If you’re not yet familiar with the Brother brand, you will be by the end of this list.
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 Cory Rice ·Posted 09/08/2021
Refreshing the joy of instant cameras for the digital age, mobile printers have exploded in popularity in recent years. No longer a novelty, easily portable photo printers now offer an assortment of print sizes, connectivity options, and editing possibilities. Unlike instant cameras, mobile printers allow you to make edits to your images before printing, as well as create multiple copies so you can gift your photos while hanging on to one for yourself. Physically sharing photographs has never been faster or easier. This guide covers the
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 08/25/2021
Even though it saddens me to admit it, many of today’s photography programs are being taught using digital working methods exclusively. While I wish that every photo student had access to a traditional darkroom, I have to admit that printing digitally is certainly more in line with contemporary production and is a valuable skill that every student should learn. As a photo student, you’ll certainly be expected to print your photographs for critique or discussion, and printing is a good habit to get into no matter what. Here’s a look at five of
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
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 07/05/2019
Screen technology has dramatically changed the everyday consumption and expectations of imagery. Laptops, cell phones, and TVs are all so much better than they were just a few years ago. Instagram, especially, has even given your average user the ability to get a nice-looking image very quickly simply by applying a filter. The technology has also made the idea of making a physical print that matches or exceeds those color profiles much, much more difficult. Taking care and following a few guidelines can help you print your own photos and