Andy Farrer Photography


British Wildlife Photography Awards

05 Nov 2018

The winners of the 2018 British Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced and I am pleased to have had an image Highly Commended in the Wild Woods category. It's the first time I have entered so it was a nice surprise to find out. The winning images will be on show in The Mall Gallery in London and in the accompanying book. BWPA The Beech Avenue at Kingston Lacey in...

Embedding Colour Profiles

28 Oct 2018

I had to print a file this week for a local artist, Laurie King, who drew his picture using an iPad Pro. He had exported the file sent it over for printing. The file had no embedded colour profile, so I opened it and used Adobe RGB as the working space, which is our default space, which we ask for files to be embedded with. I then soft-proofed for the paper we were printing on. Although the...

Riverside Photography Tip

18 Oct 2018

Capturing the movement of the water is key to really translating the essence of a place to a photograph and is crucial as it plays a huge role in setting the mood of a scene. Shutter-speed control and choice of ND filters are the typical methods of controlling the degree of silkiness vs frozen action of water achieved with faster shutter speeds. Finding the right shutter speed to really make the...

Custom Media Type Setup on Canon imagePROGRAF

13 Mar 2017

I've been using the Canon image PROGRAF printers for almost a year now. I use a PRO-1000 and a PRO-4000. One of the huge advantages I found, other than the significant bump in image qualiy, is the ability to set up custom media types. The key advantages being Naming the paper types on the printer display & the on-screen meus (in photoshop etc) Uploading the ICC profiles into...

PhotoPlus Magazine Feature

01 Nov 2016

PhotoPlus The Canon Magazine Feature and Cover The November 2016 Issue of PhotoPlus have featured an interview with me and given me a full 8 pages about my landscape photography. This cover and interview are from PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, November issue 119, on sale now in print and digital ...

Print Imaging Show

16 Oct 2016

Canon Print & Imaging Show by DPS On Friday 11th November I will be doing a couple of imformal talks and Q & A's about my experiences printing on the new large format Canon imagePROGRAF PRO 2000 printer. I have been printing with one for the past few months. I'll be rpinting at the event and sharing some tips on getting the most from your image in print. ...

The Photography Show

16 Mar 2016

Fotospeed Talks If you are visiting the Photography Show next weekend up at the NEC, Birmingham please pop past the Fotospeed stand (G21) and say hi. I'm doing a couple of talks and amswering your questions about printing. ...