Entries by Natalie Gunn

Xtra Large Pics From iPhone XS

It looks like iPhone cameras are comfortably settling in around the 12MP resolution. So what could be new and improved about a 12MP camera in the new iPhone XS? There are two of them! Not to mention a 7MP front-facing camera which is almost as good as the main camera on an iPhone 6s. But […]

How Long Does A Photo Last?

It’s a fair question. You’ve no doubt seen old photos in various states of fading, curling and cracking. That’s probably what today’s prints will look like in 50 years, right? Nope.   Digital cameras aren’t the only evolution in photography this century. Print technology has been improving just as rapidly, in two ways. Silver halide […]

How Big Can I Print, Really?

You probably know the resolution of your phone’s camera. But what does that mean in real life? Can I make this big enough to live on my wall? Or just on my bookshelf? You’ve probably heard the detailed answer before, or at least the first few sentences before your eyes glazed over. It’s the one […]

The Best iPhone Camera Tricks You’re Not Using

The Best iPhone Camera Tricks You’re Not Using Did you know there are hidden controls in your iPhone camera app? You’ve probably seen the flash and HDR controls and you know that swiping left or right changes the aspect ratio and photo to video mode. Those are labeled on the screen so they’re hard to […]

Developing Negatives In The Modern Age

Developing Negatives In The Modern Age A recent BBC article highlighted the mystique of old photographic negatives. When a few century-old glass negatives were purchased at a flea market, scanned and posted on twitter they were shared by over 20M people within two days. Kind of makes you curious to find out what might be […]

Metal Has Made It

Metal Has Made It Aluminum ain’t just for Apple anymore. Here’s why metal prints have caught on as the new medium of choice for paper warry photo printers. 1. Bonded to be bold. The dye sublimation process fuses pigment directly into the surface of coated metal, creating depth and intense color saturation. Archival inks heated […]

Video is Everywhere.Where’s Yours?

Video is Everywhere. Where’s Yours? When a dear friend recently lost her father, she poured her grief into the preparation of the memorial slide show. As the family’s unofficial keeper of memories, she already had access to their photo collections. Her passion for photography and archiving had equipped her well for the task but she […]

Printing for Young Memories

When you think back to your surroundings growing up; your bedroom, living room, what do you remember? The furniture? The patterns on the walls and floor? I remember photos. Some of them probably still hang in a hallway in my parents’ house. They are my family. Me, grandparents, cousins. I wouldn’t have forgotten about those […]