photoprinter

Photo Printing: Using a Lab vs Buying Your Own Printer

I'm surprised by the number of people I meet who love to shoot but hate to process. For me, seeing what I captured and what kind of art I can make of the image is half the fun! Printing, of course, is part of that equation.

Polaroid Unveils Pocket-Sized Dye Sub Printer for Your Smartphone Snaps

Polaroid has officially unveiled its first product since the company reclaimed its original name and released the Polaroid Now back in March. Meet the Polaroid Hi-Print: a pocket-sized, bluetooth-enabled photo printed that uses dye sublimation to create 2x3-inch "stickable" prints from your smartphone snaps.

Canon Launches Pocket-Sized ‘Selphy Square’ Photo Printer

Canon surprised everyone tonight by releasing... a portable printer? Tucked between the release of an affordable RF Mount lens, a new Canon Rebel DSLR, and a full-frame mirrorless monster, was the launch of the Selphy Square: a pocket-sized photo printer that'll take on Fuji's Instax Share SP-3.

Does 900 DPI Make Better Prints?

900 dpi prints?! That’s kinda crazy, right? You just need to print at 300 or 240 or 200 because somebody on the Internet told me no one can tell the difference.

This Machine Prints Photos with Drops of Coffee

The Coffee Drip Printer is a curious contraption created by RIT photography professor Ted Kinsman. It can print out your digital photos, but instead of buying pricey ink for the prints, all you need to do is give the machine some coffee.

LifePrint Prints Augmented Reality Photos That Come to Life in Your Hands

LifePrint is a new portable photo printer that aims to change the way photos are experienced. Instead of printing static photos that capture a single moment in time, LifePrint uses augmented reality to let you embed a video inside a printed photograph. The video can be watched by pointing a smartphone camera at the print.

Canon’s L Lens Red Ring Spreads to Printers with the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000

The "L" in Canon's L-series lenses stands for "luxury," and the professional-grade lenses can be easily recognized by the distinctive red ring found near the end of the barrel. Canon is now expanding that red ring to the world of high-end photo printers.

Today, the company announced the new imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, a 17-inch professional fine art inkjet printer that features a red line across its body to indicate the quality of the prints you'll get with it.

Canon Pixma Photo Printer Hacked to Run Doom

The "Internet of Things" is likely what the future holds, but it's a future that has it share of security concerns. As more and more devices are making their way online, hackers will have newer points of entry into our lives.

Case in point: a security researcher has shown that Canon Pixma printers can be hacked to run custom code. As an example, he loaded the game Doom onto the printer.

Canon’s New Wireless Photo Printers Can Receive Photos Directly from the 6D

With the release of the Canon 6D, the company's first Wi-Fi enabled DSLR, it was only a matter of time before the camera manufacturer began announcing products that took advantage of that wireless capability. Case in point: Canon has just announced a couple of new PIXMA printers that can communicate directly with your 6D, allowing those of you who ponied up the cash for the new full-frame shooter to print your photos over the air.