Star Light, Star Bright

Jim Richardson uses his Epson Stylus Pro 4900 for gallery output.

Big Picture

Last year, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson traveled to nine different countries in 22 days, visiting places like the Taj Mahal, Luxor Temple, Machu Pichu, Easter Island, and Samoa. When it was time to produce prints for his resultant “Around the World” exhibition for his own Small World Gallery in Lindsborg, Kansas, he turned to his Epson Stylus Pro 4900, utilizing it rather than the larger Stylus Pro 9800 or 9900 he has in-studio due to the 4900’s speed and convenience, he says.

In just three days, he output more than 40 images for the exhibition, all with Epson Ultrachrome HDR inks onto Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper. Most were printed in standard sizes – such as Milky Way Over Easter Island, seen here, at 12 x 18 inches – while several panoramic images were output in varying lengths “to lend visual variety.”

The photograph was shot with a Nikon D3 with Nikon 14-24mm zoom.



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