The unforgiving print and the importance of paper choice

Joel Tjintjelaar is a photographer, educator and writer with a passion for black & white photography, architecture and long exposure photography. He  runs the bw/vision.com blog where we stumbled upon an article by Red Ognita on the importance of printing superbly in order to call an image fine art. Red Ognita is a multi award-winning black & white fine art photographer and printer with his own studio redlab based in the Philippines. He speaks passionately and with extensive knowledge on creating fine art prints for artists from around the world and the importance of printing in this digital age. We are pleased to share their thoughts and their article “The unforgiving print and paper types” – slightly shortened.

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The world has many faces – Travelling photographer Ralf Finke

At profession I am a pilot of Lufthansa and travel a lot and I´m able to explore photographically some lesser known places as an ambitious amateur photographer. It´s a privileg for me to photograph people in foreign countries and cultures. I love to capture the impressions of daily life, portraits or even exciting moments in everyday life – in other words in the reportage photography or street photography.

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