Back to School: Printers

Even though most documents and classwork are moving into the digital domain, sometimes a good old-fashioned printout is still needed. Whether this is for your final term paper, notes for a group study session, or handouts to get everyone on the same page, so to speak, you are going to need a printer to get it done. Budding photography students also may want their own printer for complete control over their final images. Here are a few options that will make a great option for a dorm room or apartment.

The workhorse: Brother HL-L2340DW

How To Calibrate Your Monitor

Whenever you open, select, or edit the digital images you’ve shot, or creatively correct or enhance them using post-production software such as Photoshop or Lightroom, you are relying on a display device—a monitor connected to or built into your computer, tablet, or smartphone—to show you an accurate representation of your images.


Tune Up iPad Color with Datacolor Spyder3 Color-Calibration App for iPads

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to know that the color, contrast and tonal qualities of your digital image files appear differently even when viewed side-by-side on “identical” monitors or screens. It should be less of a surprise to learn that the color quality of your image files often looks even worse when viewed on consumer products such as other tablets and smartphones.

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