This is a complex subject. Megapixels are a measure of quantity, not quality. An 8 megapixel camera phone isn't the same as an 8 megapixel DSLR camera. In short, not all pixels are compared equally. Simple formula to determine megapixels Multiply the width (in pixels) by the height (in pixels) then divide the result by 1 million For the sake of simplicity, we are going to assume you have a DSLR camera. I currently shoot with a Nikon D700 12.1MP camera for sports and a Nikon D810 36.3MP camera for portraits. To determine how many megapixels your … [Read more...] about How Many Megapixels Do I Need for Printing?
Way back in the day, I ran a portrait and wedding studio. My bread and butter was 5x7, 8x10 and 11x14 prints. I sold thousands each year. And my lab made every one. You see Photoshop was version 1.0, there were $100,000 Iris printers but that wasn't practical so we paid the lab. If I could have had access to the Epson Stylus Photo R2000 Wireless Wide-Format Color Inkjet Printer back then it would have left me no choice. I would have fired my lab. And if you predominantly print 11x14 prints or smaller you might as well fire your lab too, … [Read more...] about Epson Stylus Photo R2000 Wireless Wide-Format Color Inkjet Printer – Mini Review
Review by Conrad J. Obregon I've used Epson printers for printing photos for several years and have been extremely pleased with the quality of color prints that come from the Epson machines. The main question I had in using the 2880 was whether the machine would be better than my Epson 2400 photo printer. I use the current versions of Lightroom or Photoshop for my printing, and I've found that if your monitor is of good quality and properly calibrated, the photos that the Epson printers produce are almost indistinguishable from what you see on … [Read more...] about Epson R2880 Large Format Printer Review