The Epson Stylus Photo R1800 sets the standard for versatile, high-performance, large-format desktop photo printing. It’s speedy and it produces beautiful prints. It doesn’t get any better than this, and certainly not for this price.
Monitor-calibration systems—which include a hardware colorimeter and its accompanying software—take you beyond the accuracy readings of the built-in Apple ColorSync Utility. ColorVision’s Spyder2Pro Studio bests the Eye-One Display 2 and Monaco OptixXR Pro in our tests.
Two new printers from Canon offer great quality at a decent price. The Pixma iP8500 delivers fine-quality prints no larger than letter size. The i9900 also prints well, and it can produce prints as large as 13 by 19 inches. Spending time with these two printers revealed more similarities than differences in color quality, so the little things will determine which model better suits your needs.
This fast and quiet printer produces beautiful, dot-free prints—it could be the only photo printer you’ll ever need.
The Nikon D70 is extremely easy to use for pro and amateur alike, with a versatile set of features that fit most all shooting conditions.