DIY Custom Tiles

Have you seen those cute little tiles around with vinyl lettering? Why not make your own? A super cheap and easy way to add some flair to your home, office, trade show booth….  an “arts and crafts” project, gift, you name it! This one cost me $1.35. Go to your local Home Depot, Lowes, or […]

Camera Hardware and Accessories

We all know cameras are cool, but how much do you know about camera hardware and accessories? If the answer is “not much,” read on! Most camera hardware is designed for SLR cameras, and not point and shoot cameras. But, I don’t like to make people feel left out! For those of you out there […]

Photographing Landscapes

Landscape photography takes you to places you might not otherwise be able to visit, so that you feel like you are there yourself. They are vast shots of nature that are as awe-inspiring as the scenes themselves. Here are a few tips about landscape photography to help you capture nature’s magnificence next time you are […]

Image Size and Resolution

Image SizeImage Size is the size of your original digital photo file, measured in pixels and DPI (Dots Per Inch). What is a pixel? A pixel is a small square dot. DPI refers to the number of dots (pixels) per inch. Why is this important? Well, if an image is too small, you might not […]

Persnickety Prints Photo Paper: water survival

Our chemical and light process is the highest quality way to print digital photographs.  Persnickety Prints uses the old technology of light sensitive archival papers and adds new technical procedures of converting a digital image into a negative light form.  Our software reads your sRGB color profile. Because we do not process with ink, we […]

We still use a Darkroom

True, photographic paper is still far superior to the digital printing process which use inks or other press printing processes.  What is a “Real Photograph”? The word photograph comes from the Greek words phot, or light and graphia, or writing. A real photograph is exposed with light on light sensitive paper. That’s right – light. […]

Bleed

For single page photographic prints: most machines allow for a slight difference in print sizes and alignments by overlaying your image over the paper to avoid having a white border. The problem with this is you can lose a good portion of the edge of your layouts. If your layout has a thin border, the […]