Learn to Print Workshop

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1 Day
Availability : 9th March 2024
Max People : 8
Epson Printing Workshop

Join us for a one-day Learn To Print Workshop and discover how to set up print files and turn your photographs into beautiful Fine Art Prints. Printing can often be considered a dark art and this workshop covers an easy-to-follow colour management workflow to turn your photographs into professional-grade prints. Our workshop has been designed to simplify the printing process and this workshop will provide the knowledge you need to print your own prints at home or set up to be sent to a photo lab.

The workshop is run by Richard Young, a full-time nature and landscape photographer with 19 years of printing experience. Richard has worked with Epson as a printer ambassador for the last 5 years and will teach you the refined printing techniques he uses for his own gallery prints.

Key Takeaway

Photography Portfolio Workshop
Printing at Home

Learn an easy-to-follow workflow for professional prints at home with a photo printer.

Photography Portfolio Workshop
Printing with a Lab

Be able to set up and export files for a photo lab, knowing what files to send for the best results.

Workshop Content

Learn an Easy Printing Workflow

The workshop will cover a full printing workflow using Lightroom, from editing, sharpening and softproofing through to how to output your images to a large format printer. We will also cover paper choice looking at different styles of Epson Signature Worthy Fine Art Papers. Each paper type offers an entirely different impact, adding to the creative style of your photography. We will finish the workshop by makeing one of your own images into a beautiful 16×22” Fine Art Print on the Epson Surecolor P906; the perfect souvenir to take home. 

You will leave the workshop with printing knowledge and experience, designed to take the frustration and complexity out of printing your work. The workshop includes free access to our online course Essential Printing and a detailed eBook and videos, covering all workshop elements.

Epson Printing Workshop
Print Ready Files
Epson Printing Workshop
Picking the Right Paper
Epson Printing Workshop
Printing in Lightroom
Epson Printing Workshop
Basic Colour Management
Epson Printing Workshop
Basic Soft Proofing
Epson Printing Workshop
Basic Screen Calibration


Richard Young

Richard Young

Tutor and Nature Photographer

Richard Young is a full-time landscape and wildlife photographer based in Wanaka. He has been guiding groups of photographers in New Zealand since 2010, and in 2013, he founded New Zealand Photography Workshops.

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  • Tuition from Richard Young
  • 16x22" Fine Art Print of your own photograph
  • Paper samples to take home
  • eBook: Easy printing & colour management
  • Online Course: Access to videos on essential printing
  • Morning tea/coffee and a muffin


Part 1: Easy Colour Management

Before you can print you need to understand the basis of colour management to achieve accurate results when printing, we will cover this, including:

  • Easy Screen calibration
  • Understanding colour space
  • Using ICC paper profiles
  • Installing printer drivers

Part 2: Setting up Print Files

One of the essential components to making prints is understanding how we make a print-ready file from your original photograph. We willl cover the essential tools you need to know to take your RAW (or JPEG) files to the next level before printing, including:

  • Balancing tonal range to make prints pop
  • Development considerations for printing
  • Sharpening for printing
  • Print sizing and PPI
  • The advice of a professional photographer

Part 3: Making Prints

We shall then prepare ourselves for the printing process. The course will cover an easy-to-follow workflow for printing at home or sending your files to a photo lab. This will include:

  • Picking the right paper
  • Soft proofing before printing
  • Setting up print borders
  • Printing In Lightroom (or Photoshop)
  • Printer settings
  • Avoiding print problems

PLEASE NOTE – Although we will be covering some elements of processing in this workshop, this is not designed as a processing/Lightroom workshop. The programme is designed to teach the art of printing. If you have not used Lightroom before, or wish to learn a full image processing workflow in Lightroom, please take a look at our Lightroom Processing Workshop.


09:00 am – Arrive for setup of your computer

09:30 am – Workshop begins

12:30 pm – 1hr Lunch break

1:30 pm – Workshop restarts

4:30 pm – Workshop wrap-up

5:00 pm – Finish


Epson Surecolour P906

We will be printing on the latest consumer-based Epson printer, the Surecolour P906. This printer offers a professional quality standard and the ability to print in formats up to A2+ (16 x 22″) along with 17” roll paper. 


Epson Signature Paper

We will be printing on Epson’s great range of Signature Papers. Each paper offers a different, unique look. You will have the chance to explore these to find one that suits your photography.


We believe that working in a smaller group provides the best possible learning outcomes. Our printing workshops provide a tutor-to-student ratio of 1:4 or better. Group size is limited to 8, and with a group of 5 or more an assistant will be present to make sure everyone receives the attention they need.



The showroom provides tea and coffee-making opportunities, toilets and a large boardroom with space for printing and editing.


You’ll need to bring your own computer to the course if you want to follow along with the exercises during the workshop. However, if this is not possible, you will still be able to cover the course content and print a file, provided you bring it saved on a USB memory stick.


  • Your own Windows or Mac computer to the course (laptop or desktop)
  • Computer mouse (not just trackpad)
  • Computer power supply/cables
  • External hard drive/storage (if these contain your files)
  • Empty USB stick
  • Lightroom CC Classic (Recommended)


A non-refundable deposit of NZD$150.00 is required to reserve your space for the workshop. The remaining balance is due 14 days prior to the start of the workshop. You may pay in full at the time of booking, the balance (minus the deposit) will remain fully refundable until 14 days before the workshop.

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