For articles, see f2 eZine Content Archive 6 - Apr - Jun 2001

Industry News #1 - Archive 6

It’s A Printing Revolution..! Finally..!

I don't know about you, but for years I've wanted to print color and dreaded the thought that the collector, or the museum or gallery curator would open the box and find the image had faded. Finally, there is truly a revolution in the printing of color photographs. Epson printers and inks are leading the way by opening the "archival door," allowing artists upresscented control over their work to create prints with museum quality, clarity and longevity. all it takes is "purely the image" ... Jean Ferro, Pres. WIPI.

The exhibit, "America in Detail," is by award winning photographer Stephen Wilkes, sponsored by Epson, printed by R. Mac Holbert, Nash Editions and curated by Carole Kismaric and Marvin Heiferman. The production and Installation was handled by Graham Howe, Curatorial Assistance, Pasadena.

A Panel discussion was held at the Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA on March 2, 2001


Tim B. Wride, Associate Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) tells the audience how LACMA's relationship to collecting color images has always been a positive one and it is disheartening to open a box of color images to find that they have faded.

Graham Nash, Nash Editions and co-founder R. Mac Holbert praise the Epson team
for their support and explain how the new paper and inks have surpassed the "Iris" print. Nash Editions is the leading digital fine art printmaking studio having devoted over a decade to mastering the fine art digital printing process.


The EPSON Stylus® Photo 2000P ink jet printer-
For elegant archival photographic
prints that will last generations.

The truly revolutionary EPSON Stylus Photo 2000P ink jet printer puts wondrous, 200+ year lightfast color photo prints right on the desktops of fine art and portrait photographers.

The printer's exclusive print technology, 6-color Archival™ Inks with MicroCrystal Encapsulation™ and custom media are all Epson designed to deliver your customers consistent Photo Reproduction Quality (PRQ®) color portraits and prints worthy of museum display.

The printer's Micro Piezo™ ink jet technology and tiny, variable microdroplets of ink create dazzling wedding and studio portraits and fine art prints sparkling with highlights across the widest color range and shadow detail available for pigment inks.

The EPSON Stylus Photo 2000P works with Epson's custom resin coated photo papers and fine art media, too, including semigloss, luster, matte and watercolor. It's a superb print choice for everything from 8" x 10" and 11" x 14" studio shots to unique, full-bleed edge-to-edge panoramics-up to 13" x 44". All prepared to stand the test of time.

Perfect for both Windows® and Macintosh® users, it includes powerful printer software for easy poster printing, previewing, custom watermarking and automatic photo enhancing options.

For the first time ever, professional, archival Photo Reproduction Quality arrives on your desktop. The EPSON Stylus Photo 2000P is the choice for memories and masterpieces that will last generations.

See: Epson Professional Graphics
Epson Stylus Pro 7000 series, Setting a new standard in large-format color printing, the EPSON Stylus Pro 7000 Series features two phenomenal printers capable of producing professional Photo-Quality prints on a wide range of media up to 24" wide.

The EPSON Stylus Pro 9000 series,
Produces astonishing photographic quality on a wide range of media types, including posterboard up to 1.5 mm thick. The EPSON Stylus Pro 9500 takes this incredible performance one step further by introducing a revolutionary ink technology-EPSON Archival™- that will forever change the perception of long-lasting image quality. The world's first 44" wide-format printer capable of producing truly photographic prints that will last a lifetime on a wide range of media.
Copyright © 2001 Epson America, Inc.

Epson Worldwide or call 800-Go Epson (800) 463-7766

Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. For a comprehensive view of all printing inks and their stability make sure you stop by this site and read what Mr. Wilhelm has to say about display life and inks.

A discussion of changes being made in the image permanence test methods at Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. to better take into account the potentially large reciprocity failures that may occur in high-intensity accelerated light fading tests, humidity-fastness problems, and susceptibility of inkjet prints to the effects of ozone and other atmospheric contaminants.The influence of different types of inkjet media on resistance to gas fading, susceptibility to high-intensity reciprocity failures, and humidity-fastness problems are described and recent industry developments in this area are discussed.  All of this is aimed at better understanding and simulating the behavior of prints during long-term display and storage in the wide range of conditions that may be encountered in homes and offices throughout the world and more....


Industry News #2 - Archive 6

Bobbi Lane Summer & Fall Workshops

Bobbi Lane, a member of Women In Photography International and the Society for Photographic Education, is teaching several workshops this summer and fall.

The Calumet Institute in Salisbury, Maryland offers one-week workshops including room and board. Bobbi is teaching "Creative Color", a fun workshop using cross-processing, color infrared, filter and gels and a variety of techniques, June 9-15. "Advanced Lighting Techniques", using the latest in gear and current styles is offered June 16-22. Contact for more information.

The Santa Fe Workshops are offering two summer and one fall class by Bobbi. "Portrait Lighting Techniques", covering studio lighting for people, is July 29- August 4. "The Art of Seeing", a creative class designed to expand your vision, is August 5-11. Bobbi's popular workshop, "Portraits Unplugged" is Sept. 16-22. Contact for more information.


Industry News #3 - Archive 6

www. online "Live Chats"

Live Events, Discussion Boards and Happy Hour Chat..It’s Free and Fun...!

Author of "Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art" Jodi Cobb, National Geographic Photographer

Jodi and WIPI excerpts from the Online Chat - Archive, February 08, 2001:

Women In Photography: Jodi, has been proud to
review the National Geographic Book and other things you have accomplished
Jodi Cobb: Thank you
Jodi Cobb: I’m proud to be a woman in photography
Jodi Cobb" *

Women In Photography: Have you ventured to use the Digital Camera for fast turn-around and delivery to the Magazine
Jodi Cobb: I’ve never used a digital camera.
Jodi Cobb: The magazine’s deadlines are usually measured in months,
Jodi Cobb: rather than minutes, so we haven’t really had the
urgent need to do it
Jodi Cobb: I'm just an old film person
Jodi Cobb: I’m sure this old dog needs to be taught some new tricks.
Jodi Cobb: :)
Jodi Cobb *

Women In Photography: Who were the photographers that inspired you?
Jodi Cobb: It’s hard to name individual photographer who inspired me
because the inspiration w as from different aspects of their lives
rather than just an individual photograph.
Jodi Cobb: I love the work of Henri Cartier Bresson Robert Frank, W. Eugene Smith, Dorothea Lange
Jodi Cobb: It’s a hard question, because influences don’t only come from photographers but from painters and film makers as well but I do have my heroes
Jodi Cobb*

See: WIPI Archive #5 F2-eZine National Georgraphic Book Review by Carole Glauber

Industry News #4 - Archive 6


BEST OF THE INTERNET – for Grantseekers, Fundraisers & Managers from Nonprofits, Educational Organizations, Local Governments & Public Agencies. EDUCATIONAL FUNDING STRATEGIES, LTD. provides: In-Person Training; Low-Tech, Self-Paced Distance Learning; E-Books; and free e-newsletter "THE INTERNET INSIDER-for Grantseekers & Fundraisers." Visit our NEW Website:

Suffern, NY, March 20, 2001
Educational Funding Strategies, Ltd. (EFS), a company that provides both in-person and Internet-based (distance learning) training for nonprofit, educational, and faith-based organizations, local governments, and public agencies, announces its new schedule for spring workshops and courses. Especially sensitive to the needs of those with little or no technology experience, EFS’s open-to-the-public and customized trainings, online learning, and electronic publications integrate use of the Internet with the special concerns of not-for-profit organizations, including: grantseeking from public and private funders; fundraising; board development; volunteer management; communications; and other aspects of management and professional development.

A pioneer in the field of low-tech, self-paced distance learning for adult, not-for-profit audiences since 1996, EFS President Marilyn L. Gross combines backgrounds as grantmaker (foundation program officer), social worker, writer, editor, and college instructor. A frequent presenter at meetings and conferences, she publishes a free e-mail newsletter called "THE INTERNET INSIDER – for Grantseekers & Fundraisers" and several "300 Top Websites" books-on-disk on nonprofit management, grantsmanship, and fundraising issues.

Spring in-person workshops (scheduled primarily in the NY, NJ, CT and PA area) include: "Fundraising and the Internet;" "The RFP (Research, Fundraising and Principles) of Fundraising;" "The Internet and Nonprofits Seeking Grants;" "Volunteers and the Internet;" "Where in the Worldwide Web??!! – a Whirlwind Tour for Nonprofits, Local Governments, & Public Agencies;" (customized versions also scheduled for Teachers, Principals & School Administrators, and for Community & Faith-Based Organizations). 8-week non-credit, self-paced distance learning courses offered are: "Grant Proposal Writing Basics" and "Researching Grant Opportunities Through the Internet." In addition, 2.1 CEU credits, approved by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (formerly the National Society of Fund Raising Executives) will be provided for the 12-week "Online Introduction to Grantsmanship."

For more detailed information, fees, and a spring calendar, please visit Educational Funding Strategies, Ltd. at: or contact Marilyn Gross: 845-368-2950 OR 845-357-8645.

For Further Information Contact:

Marilyn L. Gross, President,
Educational Funding Strategies, Ltd.
79 Somerset Dr., Suffern, NY 10901


Industry News #5 - Archive 6


According to our Survey’s Adobe PhotoShop is the most widely used creative program in Digital Photography. We will work on providing you information in the coming months about the different Adobe Products and we are also working on creating a Tech Corner. In the meantime, here is a list of the Adobe products that are useful in your work as a Photographer and programs for web authoring.

Adobe offers the industry's most integrated toolset for site design, production, and management. Move between tasks and applications with an intuitive, comprehensive workflow. Common commands, tools, palettes, and keyboard shortcuts ensure that you get started quickly and maximize your productivity.

Link to Archive #5 - Industry News - Adobe

Industry News #6 - Archive 6
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