Connect 2015 Palm Springs Photo Festival

Date: 2015-04-26 - 2015-05-01
Location: The San Giuliano Hotel 375 W. Arenas Road Palm Springs, CA 92262

The Canon / Freestyle / Canson Digital Inkjet Printing Center

Do you print your photos? Would you like to learn how to turn ordinary images into extraordinary prints? Join us everyday at the San Giuliano Hotel for wide-format printing demos, color management tips, inkjet paper seminars, custom profiling examples and see inkjet printing in a whole new way. Sponsored by Canon imagePROGRAF, Canson Infinity, and Freestyle Photographic, this weeklong event features everything you will want to know about taking control of the printing process.

Featuring Canon imagePROGRAF wide format printers, a color management workstation with custom profiles, the complete line of Canson Infinity and Arista II inkjet papers you will be able to view, print and gain the knowledge to fully understand what it takes to produce high-quality inkjet prints.

The following mini-seminars are available:

  • The World of Inkjet Paper…The Print Matters
    Sr. VP of Business and Product Development, Eric Joseph, will perform an informative and inspirational “The World of Inkjet Paper…The Print Matters” seminar! Experience (see, touch and feel) a complete selection of inkjet papers from over 8 different manufacturers empowering you with the technical and artistic knowledge to make the right choices for your digital printing.
  • Color Management – Simply Explained, Demystified & Demonstrated
    Learn what monitor and printer color profiling and color management is all about and how critical it is to controlling the digital printing process. Products demonstrated will be monitor calibration using the i1 Display Pro, Basiccolor Display v5.4 Software, GTI Print Viewing Stations and Chromex Color Think Pro Utility Software. Greenleaf Color Management Specialist Paul Dupont will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the importance of custom profiling your paper to your printer for achieving optimal image results.
  • Basic Digital Printing for Beginners Who Want to Print Like Professionals
    Learn the basics of digital printing. Questions such as file formatting, resolution, sizing, basic file preparation and inkjet printing terminology and operations will be covered. Bring a thumb drive and print your own images on a Canon imagePROGRAF wide format printer on your choice of Canson Infinity or Arista II inkjet media. Canon specialists Jim Walters and Bob Maloney will be available to guide you through the printing process along with Canson Infinity National Sales Manager Scott DiSabato.

Event is open to all participants of Palm Springs Photo Festival and is free of charge. Demonstrations will take place daily as follows:

Monday – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tuesday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
The San Giuliano Hotel
375 W. Arenas Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 Right across the street from the Korakia Pensione

Seminars will be occurring randomly throughout each day. Contact if you would like to arrange a set appointment on any of the above topics. Great for individuals or groups.

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