Why I make BIG ASS prints

Why I make BIG ASS prints

As of late it seems that people have forgotten how amazing BIG ASS PRINTS can look. A lot of people and businesses have moved away from real photographic prints to LCD TVs that hang on the wall to show images. This is sad, images were mean to be printed big and enjoyed opposed to on a LCD screen where your vertical images are given no justice.

I feel that big prints show a quality to the work that a photographer is doing. They make an impression, a lasting impression that says that your images are strong enough to be printed this large.

I think printing large is a testament to understanding photography and how to process your images. Many people forget how important processing is, photography does not stop when you press the button, it stops after you add your style to the image. Your editing is just as important and sometimes more important than getting your settings right.

If you have never printed large I think you should give it a shot. There are a ton of places that print inexpensive poster prints and as you know AdroamaPix.com is one of those. But like everything else just because its less expensive does not mean its the right fit for you. I personally get my big ass prints done at TaylorPhoto.com and they are dam expensive. The prints I am talking about are the ones larger than 20×30 which most online places do not offer.

The moral of the story is don’t forget about printing your work. Your images don’t want to be relegated to your iphone, ipad, computer or tv screen in an office. They want to be printed big for the world to see that you create amazing quality work.

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18 Comments


  1. Jared please teach me how to make BIG ass prints. I really want to learn. I need to know. thank you sweetheart!


  2. Seen this video years ago, this video is responsible for my big ass prints and must say that was the best thing ever happen to improve my photography. Thanks Jared.


  3. Long ago craftsman would make a complex piece of work and hang it on their door to show their expertise. I believe this is what he is proposing. That you display the best of your work to show people that you are a master at what you do.


  4. Especially if Taras Kul sees these prints, he would say, WOW, no way, this is awesome


  5. How much would it cost to print that size? Black and white images?? Thanks


  6. Can't you just say "big"? You think you look butch if you swear? With those pubes on your head and that unshaved tragedy on your face? What the hell is wrong with nerds these days! Why all of a sudden they all started cursing on youtube. Chill, girl, we still like you.


  7. Prints are getting cheaper all the time. I did a 16x 24 and it was not that expensive. The part that cost the most was getting it mounted. He is right about prints making an impression. So much better than just having them on your phone.


  8. I was expecting to see your big ass.
    I don't want to see you big ass printed.


  9. I love this video as it shows that you don't need a d800 or d810 to make Massive huge prints. Example these beautiful huge prints done with a d3s at 12. Something megapixel.


  10. Beginner here, how do you know how large you can safety print with your camera? I have an entry level D3300 Nikon and print standard paper size usually 10.5 x 8ish. I am looking to move up but unsure which paper sizes are safe. This is for school as well.


  11. you're insane jared ! LOL
    ask : for maximum result, how big actually prints size for nikon d700 or d3 @iso 1600 ?
    thx

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