Accurate Color Printing on the Epson 3880

This tutorial uses my photo "Leif and Claire" as its example.

This tutorial uses my photo “Leif and Claire” as its example.

I’ve been printing on my new Epson Stylus Pro 3880 for about a month now, preparing the 40 pieces for my West Nebraska Arts Center show that opens on March 1. If there’s a way to crash-course making good prints, this is it. I’ve been very, very impressed with the results, as have clients who have seen the work. The challenge is getting those results if you’re a novice, and this tutorial is meant as a starting point for giclée newcomers.

You can read the full tutorial at my how-to blog, Field & Studio.

New Review: Red River Polar Matte v. Arctic Luster Inkjet Paper

Print on Polar Matte Magna

I don’t post reviews or commentary here on the photo blog; I save those for the blog on my Web site at That said, I have been documenting my new foray into giclée printing, and completed a review on black and white printing using two different types of Red River papers. Hit the link to read more.