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Win an Epson Stylus PhotoR3000 This is your chance towin your club a competition-winning printer

When it comes to print-based awards, competitions or exhibitions, not only does the image have to meet the grade, but the quality of the print must be uncompromisingly superlative. Photographers familiarwiththejudgingprocessforprintsubmissions will be all too aware that adjudicators look for detail in the shadows and highlights as well as overall tonal quality of the print. Poor print standards can be the difference between an acceptance and a fail. With a professional-quality printer, such as the Epson Stylus Photo R3000, photographers can take complete creative control over the prints to guarantee a superb finished result every time. The R3000 can handle A3+ prints without a problem and its front-loading fine art paper feed means there is no risk of damaging the paper. It is compatible with a wide range of media and can even print on board up to 1.3mm thick. Epson’s UltraChrome K3 inks with Vivid Magenta and three densities of black create amore natural-looking tonal range – perfect for withstanding close-up scrutiny from the judges and achieving an overall impact. What’s more, the R3000 will automatically switch to

either a standard photo or black matte depending on the media used. The devil is often in the detail and there is nothing less forgiving than a black & white print. With the R3000, true black & white images can be printed without the occurrence of the much-dreaded colour casts. In addition to tweaking the black & white tonality fromwarm to neutral or cool, the printer can also save preferences to easily recreate the results next time. The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 can reliably print professional quality images with ease, letting photographers take complete creative control over their photos from the moment the shutter closes right through to the printed copy.

WinanR3000 for your camera club Epson is hosting its very own competition, giving you the chance of winning a new R3000 for your camera club. We’re asking clubs to put together a team of three willing photographers to submit a joint panel of three images in total. The competition theme is colour and will be judged by business manager for Epson UK, Nick White who’s no stranger to judging on the photography competition circuit and Photography News ’s very own editor, Will Cheung. Submit your team’s photographs to us via email at win@photography- news.co.uk putting Epson in the subject line before the closing date of 23 June to be in with a chance of winning. The winning team will be revealed in a future issue of Photography News . Termsandconditions A camera club is permitted to enter more than one team of three into the competition. Each team must consist of three members from the same camera club. Teams must send three images adhering to the theme of colour to win@photography-news.co.uk using the subject line Epson. Images must be no more than 1000 pixels on the longest side and in JPEG format. The winner will be notified by email/phone and the results may be published in the magazine. This competition is open to UK residents only. All entrants must be at least 18 years old. Employees of Bright Publishing and Epson and their immediate families and agents may not enter. Entries must be received by 23 June 2014. Entries not in accordance with these rules will be disqualified: by entering the competition, competitors will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these rules. The prize must be taken as offered with no alternative. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied no liability will be attached to Bright Publishing. If you do not wish your data to be shared with Epson, please state NO DATA in the email’s subject line. For full terms and conditions, please visit www.bright-publishing.com.

π To find out more about the Epson range of inkjet printers, go to www.epson.co.uk.

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