Notification of change of owner and admin of the website

Dear readers, you will have noticed that Alan, the founder and original owner of has not been posting new posts for quite some time. The reason is not his laziness or loss of enthusiasm. It’s much more prosaic, the reason is his health condition. Alan is now spending all the necessary time treating a … Read more

How to choose a photo printer

Giclee print Mona Lisa

Do you really need a photo printer? Photography has become an integral part of our lives – as cell phone cameras have gotten better, so has our ability to capture important moments. Because of this, the demand for a convenient way to print photos has increased along with it. Luckily, the world of photo printouts … Read more

Printer DPI explained

All about printer DPI

When choosing a home or office printer, most people look primarily at the price, while a minority look at print speed and ink consumption. Almost no one, however, takes into account the DPI value. This determines the quality of the resulting print.  What is DPI? DPI stands for dots per inch, the number of dots … Read more

Collate printing

Collated printing

Collated printing is useful when you are printing multi-page documents that you plan to assemble later into a bound or unbound publication. What is collated printing? Collating means arranging sheets of printed paper in the desired order. This will ensure that when printing more than one copy of a multi-page document, the printer will print … Read more

What aperture to use? What is aperture priority? Understanding aperture, shutter speed and ISO

What is aperture in photography?

The word photography has its roots in two Greek words, “photos” (light) and “graphos” (to write). So, photography is the art of writing with light. We can trace the history of photography back to the early 1800s. It is considered the first art form to be developed for mass production. When starting with photography, once … Read more