Canson Infinity E-Academy

You can learn more about our products, listen to professional advice or simply discover new points of view. Canson® Infinity E-Academy is made for you. In this space, you will find numerous videos about Digital Fine Art and Photos: managing color, hardware and software, printing problems, print finishing, etc. We invite you to watch the video presentation now.
We also have a series of Canson Infinity webinars which offer a more in-depth look at key topics related to getting the best from your prints. For advance notice of future webinars, please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter. These live meetings with professional photographers will be real exchanges where you can ask all your questions.
Welcome to Canson® Infinity E-Academy!
 

       

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Canson Infinity : Boites d'Archives Photos & Portfolio

Antonio vous explique pourquoi il a fait le choix des boites d'archives Canson Infinity et le bénéfice image que cela peut vous apporter !

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25 ERRORI da non fare IN PHOTOSHOP®... e come evitarli

La Canson Infinity Ambassador, Marianna Santoni, fotografa ed esperta pluripremiata, spiega come evitare alcuni degli errori più comuni e più dannosi che causano gravi danni in termini di qualità nelle tue stampe finali.

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Comment faire "bonne impression" sur EPSON

De l’installation du profil au bouton "imprimer"... La configuration du driver, le choix du papier, le mode perception ou relatif ?... Cyrille Bertolone, responsable technique Canson Infinity, vous explique comment choisir les bonnes options de votre logiciel, afin d’imprimer sans erreur sur une imprimante Epson, avec une parfaite gestion de la couleur.

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Late Season in Antarctica

Renowned landscape photographer, Peter Eastway, has just returned from Antarctica and shares a portfolio of engaging landscapes photographed at the end of the summer season just as the weather begins to change and the light dances over the snow. Peter talks about the trip, the challenges that he faced during his adventure and delves into the detail of each of his landscapes.

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Choosing a paper : Canson Rag Photographique 310gsm

Chris looks at Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310, a smooth matt cotton rag paper.

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Choosing a paper : Canson Platine Fibre Rag

In this video Chris explains why he chooses Platine by Canson Infinity for some of his prints.

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Choosing a paper : Canson Baryta Photographique II

In this video Chris takes a look at the revamped semi gloss, baryta satin paper from Canson Infinity.

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Choosing a paper : Canson Baryta Prestige

A look at the stunning Baryta Prestige from Canson Infinity. In this video I choose an image and explain why this is the paper to print it on.

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Choosing a paper : Canson Edition Etching Rag

Chris looks at a slightly textured cotton rag from the Canson Infinity range of museum grade papers.

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Comment bien débuter dans l’impression de ses tirages d’art

Stéphane Granzotto, photographe professionnel, vous guide de façon claire et ludique dans l’élaboration d’un tirage d’art sur papier Canson Infinity : comment traiter et optimiser son image dans Lightroom en vue de l’impression, passer par photoshop pour gérer la sortie sur l’imprimante, l’importance des profils Canson et la façon de les installer, le choix du papier en fonction de son image.

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Comment faire "bonne impression" sur CANON

De l’installation de l'AM1X au bouton "imprimer"..La configuration du driver, le choix du papier et les Am1x, le mode perception ou relatif?... Cyrille Bertolone, responsable technique Canson Infinity, vous explique comment choisir les bonnes options de votre logiciel, afin d’imprimer sans erreur sur une imprimante CANON, avec une parfaite gestion de la couleur.

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“A wedding isn’t complete until it’s printed”

Canson Infinity Ambassador Sanjay Jogia will guide you through the purpose and the power of print as a legacy and explain why it’s the raison d’etre of all social photography.

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How to avoid some of the most common mistakes using RAW files in Photoshop®

Canson Infinity Ambassador, Marianna Santoni, an award winning photographer and digital imaging expert, explains how to avoid the top 25 most damaging and common mistakes that cause significant quality loss in your final prints.

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Perspective, Creativity & Aerial

Canson Infinity Ambassador, Tony Hewitt uses aerial photography as a way to explore how we can change our perspective and creative thinking. As a renowned landscape and aerial photographer, Tony sees photography as a mental saviour and explains how he is coping with the changes that are happening to us today.

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Preparing files for optimum print quality

Join Canson Infinity Ambassador, Rocco Ancora as he shares his tips on how to prepare your files for print. Topics covered will include: the role of paper profiles, understanding file resolution vs print resolution, upsizing your files, sharpening techniques and soft proofing.

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Simulation d’impression sur écran Lightroom (Soft Proofing) - Volet01

Vous allez pouvoir découvrir comment simuler le rendu final Print de votre photo sur votre papier Canson via le logiciel Lightroom.

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What you always wanted to know about printing but did not want to ask

Canson Infinity Ambassador, Robert Rodriguez presents 'Print Workflows Questions & Answers. Robert takes a step by step guide through the answers to the most popular questions he gets asked about on printing and printing workflows. Robert uses Lightroom Classic to illustrate the answers however, these steps can be replicated in the majority of other photo editing software in the market.

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Underwater Photographer

"I'm a photographer, and a photographer makes photographs, and a photograph is a print."

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Simulation Espace Couleur et Epreuvage écran ( Soft Proofing)

Antonio vous propose de découvrir comment simuler le rendu couleur de votre prise de vue dans un "Espace Couleur" plus petit comme sRGB avant un partage Web ou de tester le rendu d'impression de votre prise de vue en épreuvage écran ( Soft Proofing) grâce à la fonction Cmd+Y (Mac) ou Ctrl+Y (PC).

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Paper choice

“I decided to take my images and my love of fine art paper and combine them.”

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Lightroom print module

Get a tour of the powerful Light Print Module and its ket benefits and features. 

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Softproofing in Lightroom

How to use soft-proofing in Lightroom to evaluate your paper choice and how your print will look before committing to an actual physical print. 

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Color spaces

Color spaces form an important part of color management and this video explains how they factor into digital printing. 

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Monitor calibration

How and why to calibrate your monitor for accurate and consistent image editing and prints evaluation. 

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ICC Profiles by Robert Rodriguez Jr

ICC profiles are arguably the most important part of color management and this video explains how to use them properly. 

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Photography & Passion

Interest in Photography as an art form has exploded; not only in the fine art market but as an art form accessible to anyone that has an interest. Photographers are passionate about their craft. In s presentation, Susan Michal will discuss the passion behind the creative process.

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Printing issues and fixes

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Portrait Photography

Can a portrait be fine art? If so, what are the key elements that make a fine art portrait? In this video, Tim Walden walks you through the elements of creating a true fine art portrait. Listen as Tim describes several key elements in creating a dynamic portrait including the principles of exceptional lighting and how story telling is infused into great portraits. From there, Tim shares how to fulfill your efforts and artistry through making the perfect print. This video will inform and inspire those who want to take their portraits to a new skill level.

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Permanence and Longevity

Learn why longevity is important and how you can make sure your prints look they best for generations to come. 

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History & Heritage

Learn about the history and heritage of Canson® paper and their commitment to excellence in paper making and supporting artists from generations past and present. 

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Introduction

An introduction to the Canson Infinity E-Academy, why we created this free course and what you can expect to learn.
Also meet one of our instructors, Canson Infinity ambassador and landscape photographer Robert Rodriguez Jr.

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Choosing the right Canson Infinity paper for your project

Finding the right paper for any artistic project can be a challenge. In this presentation Susan Michal will discuss some of the challenges all artist faces and how she decided which Canson Infinity papers would be the best choice for its Flowers in Transition exhibit’s.

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Choosing papers

In this video we share the importance of choosing the right paper for your photograph, and why it makes such a difference to the story you want to share with the viewer. 

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Understanding Color Management

Understanding and using proper color management is fundamental to accurate color in your prints on a consistent basis. Robert explains what you need to know. 

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Color Calibration and ICC Profiles

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Choosing a printer

How to choose the appropriate printer for your needs and select between Canon and Epson. 

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Overview of printing in Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom offers the most advanced printing platform for printmakers, and here Robert shares why and shows an example workflow for printing. 

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Why print ?

In this video, Robert discusses the value of printing your work as a creative photographer, and why fine art prints are more important than ever in this increasingly digital world we live in.

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The Art of Self Promotion

Deciding to become an artist is a heartfelt calling, but figuring out how to get your art in front of qualified collectors can be a daunting task. Photographer Susan Michal.
Offers ideas and solutions that any artist can follow to help get their art out into the world.

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Defining Aesthetics qualities of a “Good” print

It’s important and very useful to define what we mean by a “good" print.
What separates a mediocre or average print from a great, captivating print? Robert shows example prints and what to look for.

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Telling Stories through Fine Art Portrait Photography

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The Diasec® process by Canson Infinity Certified Print lab

Wilcovak bv in the Netherlands cooperates well together with Canson® Infinity.
The reason is that the new digital media compared to analog media is now daily in use for mounting into Diasec®. Worlds first and unsurpassed process for mounting in plexiglas.
In search for suitable printmedia to be used with Diasec®, it appeared that papers of Canson® Infinity turned out well in the Diasec® process. Together with the premium longevity properties of both brands, Wilcovak is able to serve their clients with a high quality product that is appreciated by high demanding artists, galleries and museums.

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