From Screen to Print with Canon Ambassador - Ian van der Wolde

February 12, 2018



Inkjet printing has made great advances in the last few years and there has never been a better time to jump into fine art printing at home thanks to Canon’s great line of desktop printers.

michaels welcomes you to explore the complete process from Screen to Print with Ian van der Wolde in this informative presentation.

Attendees were encouraged to visit the brand new Canon Print Hub at michaels following the presentation for some hands on experience with these impressive desktop printers.

This seminar covers:

  • Why print your work?
  • What sort of printer should I get?
  • Dye vs Pigment Inks
  • Colour Management
  • ICC Profiles
  • Colour Gamuts
  • Colour Constancy
  • Monitor Profiling and Calibration
  • Monitor Viewing Conditions
  • Print Viewing Conditions
  • Printing Profiles

The Presentation Slides from this Seminar can be found on our "We Can Help" Facebook Group and are repeated at the bottom of this blog.

The Prints Ian presented in this seminar were printed with the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO1000.

Ian van der Wolde's Bio :

Multi award winning Australian photographer Ian van der Wolde is a successful Melbourne based commercial photographer who specialities include, Advertising, Aerial, Fashion, Food, Corporate People, Public Relations, Portraiture, Product and Industrial photography.

Servicing a diverse range of clients from small local businesses to large multinationals, his work has taken him all over Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA.

Having established his studio, Altered Images Photography in 1986, he has serviced many genres of photography including Commercial Photography, School Photography, and Wedding & Portrait Photography. In the late 1990’s Ian decided focus on his real passion of Commercial photography selling his School Photography Business and closing down the Wedding Portrait side of his business.

Facing the challenges of migrating to the “new” digital age, Ian was very quickly recognised for his skills in this area and soon found himself in high demand to lecture to fellow professional photographers in the areas of colour management, digital workflow and fine art inkjet printing.

A past National President of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), Ian was awarded the title “Honorary Fellow” of the AIPP in 2008 after being recognised by his peers for his outstanding contribution to the industry. Ian is also an AIPP Accredited Master of Photography with 3 Gold Bars and has received more than 60 Australian photography industry awards, including the 2012 & 2017 Victorian Landscape Photographer of the Year and the 2012 Victorian Illustrative Photographer of the Year.

Ian is also an Ilford Master, Ilford Certified Printing Partner, Profoto Premium Club Trainer and X-Rite Coloratti. Ian continues to contribute to the industry by Lecturing at Swinburne University, mentoring photography college graduates and sitting on the Honours Committee of the AIPP. Ian is also National Chairman of the AIPP Compliance Committee.

Presentation slides:

Why print your work

What sort of printer should I get

Dye based ink or pigment ink?

Colour Management

ICC Profiles

ICC Profiles

Colour Gamuts

Colour Constancy

Monitor Profiling & Calibration

Monitor Profiling & Calibration

Monitor viewing conditions

Print Viewing Conditions


Printing profiles

Printing Profiles


Note : There is NO Step Six Slide - it is simply a numbering issue. The slide is not missing.








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