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    Rapid Fire Questions With Justin – Volume 2

    Rapid Fire Questions With Justin – Volume 2

    In volume two of our “Rapid Fire” series, we open up the listener questions grab bag and knock down a stack of questions on Breathing Color media, printer issues, shipping recommendations, and print varnish techniques.

    • 13 min
    The State of Print Profile Hardware + Misc. Profiling Problems

    The State of Print Profile Hardware + Misc. Profiling Problems

    Color management is a pretty huge deal. If you get your output media settings wrong, you're looking, at best, at walking away with a print that doesn't look much like your original image.



    At worst, well, you could run into some pretty funky results that render your prints unusable.



    In this episode of AskBC, Kevin O’Connor joins us to talk about his recommended print profile hardware, and answers a round of questions for listeners having trouble with profiling and color management.

    • 32 min
    Photographing Special Subjects: Sun, Moon, & Earth

    Photographing Special Subjects: Sun, Moon, & Earth

    When shooting outdoor photography, there are many factors you must consider in order to capture powerful images.



    If these factors aren't considered, you may end up with washed out images or even an aching back.



    In this episode of AskBC, we interview Kevin O’Connor on what it takes to photograph the Sun, Moon, and Earth.



    How should you change your approach as a photographer when shooting photography in sunlight? What’s it take to get a great photo of the moon? And what are the must-have (and must-leave-behind) pieces of equipment for shooting landscapes on the fly?

    • 31 min
    3 Print Permanence False Claims (and the Truth About Longevity)

    3 Print Permanence False Claims (and the Truth About Longevity)

    How long a print will last is a subject of great confusion and controversy on the internet – you may have seen arguments about this topic in printmaking forums.



    The truth is, there’s a ton of misinformation, false assumptions, and plain old lies floating around out there about what makes a print last 100 years.



    Renée Besta joins the AskBC podcast this week to set the record straight. She’ll cover 3 of the most prevalent false claims about print permanence, separating fact from fiction and sharing truths she’s learned from deep research and extensive printing experience.



    For the first assumption… Did you know longevity is not purely dependent upon the printer, ink, and paper used?

    • 31 min
    Interview: Keith Cooper on Starting a Career in Commercial Photography

    Interview: Keith Cooper on Starting a Career in Commercial Photography

    Making a living doing photography is tough. Many people have a photography hobby, but turning that hobby into a full-time career takes more than a knack for art. It takes business sense, a strategy, and revenue.



    In this week’s episode, we interview Keith Cooper, a commercial photographer based in Leicester, UK.



    Keith shares with us his experiences working in commercial photography – from how he approached making it his full-time job, to the tools and tips that help make him a success.

    • 21 min
    Rapid Fire Questions With Justin

    Rapid Fire Questions With Justin

    This week, Justin tackles some “rapid fire” listener questions and replays an old episode of AskBC. Tune in to hear Justin answer a series of quick questions about topics such as: print paper, turn buttons, and coating.



    Later, a replay of episode 9 in which Justin interviews certified Epson technician Ron Ardito and asks him how to properly clean, maintain, and store a wide format printer.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

WillMcDono ,

Thanks BC for the helpful tips!

I enjoyed the interview with Ron Ardito. He had several useful facts for me.

what's in a name? ,

I've learned so much

Unfortunately my printer seems riddled with issues. I have enjoyed listening to these podcasts and have learned a lot about maintaining and troubleshooting my printer. They are easy to listen to,and are very informative.

Red Photon ,

A Great Podcast for Print Makers

I've heard some amazing podcasts sometimes answering burning questions, other times confirming what I've experienced, and still other times opening doors to new ideas and resources. It's great to heard so much insightful information about something I'm so interested in. (And I can do it while I'm driving around town). I hope they make more!

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