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John Paul Caponigro and Mac Holbert to Host Fine Art of Digital Printing Workshop

Press Release—Epson America Inc. has announced that John Paul Caponigro and Mac Holbert, two of the preeminent leaders in digital photography and fine art printing, are joining forces to conduct the “Fine Art of Digital Printing” workshop for a second time in the state-of-the-art digital printing labs of Brooks Institute of Photography. Offered due to the overwhelming response to their first joint session in June, the encore workshop Oct. 29-Nov. 2 in Santa Barbara, Calif., will provide one-on-one instruction with access to today’s leading digital printing technology.

“This workshop format is so unique in that it gives Mac and me the chance to work one-on-one with attendees throughout the week—something that isn’t usually seen with traditional workshops,” said Caponigro. “The first workshop was such a great experience for everyone involved, we couldn’t wait to do it again.”

Caponigro and Holbert created the Fine Art of Digital Printing workshop to foster growth and creativity among professionals and serious advanced amateurs. The workshop covers topics impacting the entire printing workflow and employs innovative techniques with the industry’s leading printing technology. Committed to producing the finest digital photographs, as well as teaching with the highest quality products in the industry, Caponigro and Holbert have arranged again for students to work with Epson’s award-winning Epson Stylus Pro printers, inks and media.

Additionally, in an effort to provide the highest quality teaching environment, the workshop takes advantage of Epson’s latest generation of 3LCD projectors for both accuracy and clarity of all projected tutorials.  

“We were thrilled by the enthusiastic response from participants about the first workshop,” said Holbert, master printmaker and co-founder of Nash Editions. “We look forward to another opportunity to share our knowledge and experience of digital fine art printmaking with others who are passionate about photography.”

To ensure an intimate learning environment, the Fine Art of Digital Printing workshop is limited to 24 attendees. Valued at $1,995, this workshop is offered at an exclusive price of $1,495, thanks to the support provided by Epson. This fee includes all lab costs, complete access to the digital printing lab until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, unlimited use of ink and media, and materials and postage to properly ship any prints made during the workshop. In addition, catered lunches will be provided each day to allow attendees to maximize the amount of time they have with the instructors and in the digital labs. For more information, or to register for the workshop, please visit

Epson Professional Photography Commitment and Collaboration

Epson’s commitment to digital imaging extends far beyond delivering the industry’s leading printing products. Epson’s support of numerous degreed programs, seminars and workshops has helped professionals and advanced amateurs master all aspects of digital printmaking. The award-winning Epson Print Academy alone has trained more than 30,000 photographers and digital printmakers. In addition, the Epson Stylus Pro program was launched six years ago with the involvement of the best in the photographic world of fine art, portraiture, commercial, nature, and photojournalism to provide insight into the needs of the most discerning visual communicators. And, of course, Epson is constantly working to provide new technologies and products that advance digital imaging and has produced some of the world’s most renowned images from some of the most recognized and celebrated photographers in the world.