A tale of dStudio and Hahnemühle

Martin Lucas, Print Manager from dStudio based in Little Clacton, Essex have very kindly shared their experiences of using Hahnemühle paper and canvas with us:

We’re a small fine art print studio serving (mostly) self publishing artists with prints of their artwork, illustrations and photographs. We started life a long time ago as a picture framers, the print studio was started in 2012 as we noticed the artists we worked with started to ask about printing and where they could get reproductions of their works produced. Nearly 4 years later and we’ve printed for 1000’s of artists from all over the world.

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Jim Mortram: "My photographs are about the endurance some people need just to survive"

This blog post features Jim Mortram. A talented photographer who captures the everyday lives of those who lives in Dereham (County of Norfolk, UK, which is very local to the Hahnemühle UK’s office)
Jim only takes photographs in a 3 mile radius of his local village. He captures with empathy many of the difficulties in life with people living off benefits, self-harm and even people looking after a relative with an illness like himself. Jim believes, “my photographs are about the endurance some people need just to survive.”  The most important thing is telling their story. So he does with his images.

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Contemporary Photography by Robynne Limoges

Let us introduce to you, the talented, the artistic, Robynne Limoges. Robynne is a native American living in London. She has participated in a juried group exhibition at the ‘Victoria and Albert’ gallery museum, in addition to contributing as a stills photographer in a BBC dance documentary and two feature films.
This year, Robynne has been honoured to become a Portfolio finalist in the International Garden Photographer of the year Award 2015.
Read further to gain more knowledge of Robynne and her life in photography.

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Peter Aitchison- travel photographer only trusts Hahnemühle paper

“I only print with Hahnemühle paper. It really is the very best for my work” stated British travel photographer Peter Aitchison in our Q&A.
30 years ago, Peter began his career training as a studio assistant. He then eventually moved on to being a stills photographer on The Big Breakfast – a British light entertainment television show on screen till 2002. Through various other jobs and projects, he soon realised that travel was his main feature. This is when Peter decided to focus more on his travelling projects. He has visited many countries and main cities including Morocco, India, Paris and New York.
Read further for more information and to explore his talent with images below.

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The Print's the Thing

Guest column written by Jay Fine

The Statue of Liberty and fireworks in NY Harbor are frequent themes in my photography.

Fireworks at the Statue of Liberty from the Esplanade, by Jay Fine

Unlike most places in the U.S., Lower Manhattan, my home for the last decade, gets treated to spectacular firework displays year round. Anyone with enough money can hire a pyrotechnic company and have their own show set in NY Harbor near the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and get no promotion or publicity with the exception of a text alert from New York City’s emergency alert system Notify NYC – a text and phone alert system for people in our area post-9/11.

Last week I ran into a neighbor after returning from photographing a fireworks display near the Statue of Liberty. I had my camera on a tripod and she was curious about what I shot. I showed her a few of my fireworks shots. She liked what I shot but said “I’ll wait to see a print – that’s the only thing that counts.”

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Meet Our Printer and See How Our Prints are Made!

Interview by Chrissy Crawford, ArtStar

ArtStar: How did you get started in the art printing business?  Are you an artist yourself?
Aleks: Absolutely not.  My painting skills approach that of a 10yr old and drawing is only incrementally better, so seriously NO, definitely NOT an artist.

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Photohive and Hahnemühle: Workshop teaches the importance of paper choice

Blog post written by Nancy Cavender-Garcia

Photohive, a student centered photographic nonprofit dedicated to helping students exhibit and create high quality work, hosted a VISION Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Southwest School of Art with the support of Hahnemühle USA and David Robert Farmerie. The workshop lasted 6 ½ hours, divided into two parts, giving the participants a great day of learning.

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Windows with a View…FIT Student Photo Exhibit on Hahnemühle

Written by Lou Desiderio, President of Synergy Communications, Inc.

“If I could give any advice to my peers, it would be to find some way to work with students, even if it just a short term project. The energy, creativity and in some cases naiveté, is enlightening and always inspiring.

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