Photographer Eddie Tapp Will Show How to Print Like a Pro at Open House Events

    Digital-imaging expert and Canon Explorer of Light Eddie Tapp will be the featured speaker at the free Learn from a Pro/Print Like a Pro open houses that Canon and LexJet are hosting July 26 in Irving TX and July 28 in Irvine, CA. Photographers of all backgrounds and skill levels can benefit from Eddie’s easy-to-understand explanations of color balance and exposure/tone controls, color management, image enhancement techniques, and how to select the correct print settings.

    Along with hands-on demonstrations of the newest printers from Canon, Eddie will provide practical advice for streamlining your capture-to-print workflow and optimizing image quality with the least amount of time and effort. You will see firsthand some of the time-saving advantages of using Canon’s Print Plug-In for Adobe® Photoshop® and the Digital Photo Professional export-to-print module.

    Bring one of your own files to the Open House so you can see how it looks when printed on one of Canon’s new printers and LexJet’s Sunset Photo Metallic paper. Eddie will select a few attendees’ files for his “Pimp-My-File” demonstration, in which he shows how easy it can be to enhance images and produce professional-quality prints.

    Each Open House starts with a continental breakfast at 9 am and conclude at 3 pm with the presentation of a Canon PowerShot S90 point-and-shoot camera to the winner of a LexJet print contest held exclusively for Open House attendees.

    Other presenters will walk you through all of the features of Canon’s new iPF8300, iPF6350, and iPF6300 models and show how your prints can benefit from the wide color gamut produced by Canon’s all-new 12-color LUCIA EX pigment inks. LexJet account specialist Kelly Price will tell you more about what LexJet has to offer and how you can select LexJet’s award-winning Sunset photo and art papers and specialty media directly from the printer driver of the iPF8300, iPF6350, and iPF6300.

    At hands-on printing stations, you can get one-to-one demonstrations of all of the workflow tools available for use with Canon’s iPF 8300, 6350, and 6300 printers. In addition to learning more about the Print Plug-In for Adobe Photoshop, you can see how to use PosterArtist software for fast and easy layout of posters and banners, the Accounting Manager utility to track how much ink and media is used for each job, and Canon’s Print Plug-In for Microsoft® Office, which allows users of all skill levels to print posters and banners from Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

    How to Register for Learn from a Pro/Print Like a Pro.
    There is no cost to attend, but you must register in advance. Lunch and refreshments will be served and all attendees will receive valuable discounts and freebies. For more details, click here.

    To register, call LexJet at 800-453-9538. Also, please ask about the special print contest LexJet is conducting exclusively for Open House attendees.

    About Eddie Tapp, M. Photog., MEI, Cr., API
    Canon Explorer of Light Eddie Tapp is an award-winning photographer, lecturer, consultant and author on digital-imaging issues. With more than 20 years of experience in computer technology, Eddie has provided on-site workflow consulting, digital-imaging training, and workshops for dozens of corporations, studios, agencies, and organizations. For six years, he served as Chairman of the Committee on Digital and Advanced Imaging for the Professional Photographers of America where he holds the Master of Photography, Master of Electronic Imaging & Photographic Craftsman degrees, and the API (Approved Photographic Instructor) qualification.

    Eddie has also served as print judge at many professional photography competitions and is a nationally qualified juror for the Professional Photographers of America. His articles have appeared in many photo-industry publications, including Photoshop User and Southern Exposure.


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