Category Archives: Show News

Yau-Man Chan Presentation at Next Show

The next show is March 23rd at Newark Pavilion. We are delighted to announce that our special guest for this show is Yau-Man Chan. He has a bio on our special guests page, here. Yau-Man will be on the stage at 10:30 the presentation should be about 45min-60min. This special guest seminar is included with your admission.

Understanding Digital Images and Printing with Lightroom and Photoshop

One of the services provided by Seawood Photo is high-end custom printing.  The most frequently asked question when we are provided with a digital images is usually β€œIs it large enough to print the size we want?” 

In this session we will look at properties of digital images and how they impact the quality of prints and the large possible size printable from the image file.

We will try to understand digital dimensions: What is really the difference between Pixels Per Inch (PPI) and Dots Per Inch (DPI) and why you should care.  How to control pixel density when print to get consistent results.

What is the ideal scanning resolution for copying old photos to make good prints. We will show you how to calculate the proper scanning resolution. 

Lightroom is a very versatile program for printing both individual prints and in batch mode.  We will discuss best practice for setting up a print job to get the best results.

We will look at the various options for printing from Lightroom and how to control the outcome.

Leica Dual Range Summicron: Get Closer

Mark you calendars for March 25th at Newark Pavilion for the next PhotoFair show. Check back for more info on special guests. We have almost filled the hall with vendor tables, if you are interested hurry up and reserve yours today.

Rod recently produced this video high-lighting the Leica Dual Range Summicron 50mm f/2. That is a fabulous lens and surprisingly affordable considering the legendary badge attached to it. You can find these at PhotoFair shows πŸ™‚ Take a look!

Horseman 6x12cm

Couv Camera wrote this article on the venerable 6x12cm format roll film adapter for 4×5 cameras with graflok backs. Check it out here: