A quick word about why I do it myself.

A quick word about why I do it myself.

June 12, 2019

As some of you may know I jokingly state that I do everything because I have trust issues. While I do joke about it, it really isn't that far from the truth. At many times in my photographic career I've been let down by labs who have zero accountability. I think the straw that broke the camel's back was a time I ordered a 16x20 inch print from a local lab and the lab technician got irritated with me when I had them reprint the piece because there were print lines through it. The lab tech didn't see this as a problem. 

This can be prevented by simply running a head cleaning cycle once a week. At other times and through other labs I've had to send back entire batch orders because of color shifts or incorrect cropping. 


As a fine art photographer, I stake my reputation on my work being consistently of the highest quality and I cannot (and will not) put my name on a product I don't believe in. So, I bit the bullet and invested in a large format Epson professional printer. Now I print everything myself using the highest quality inks, papers, and canvases!


I owe it to you, to give you the best prints I possibly can.


Because when you invest in my art, it keeps me going!



Thank you!


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