If it's way over your budget, I'm also thinking about having something more affordable (less than $100), but it's not on my prioritization yet. Feel free to ask me, and I'm sure we can figure something out.
I'm still at the early stage, and things are subject to change. But for whoever decides to purchase my stuff, I'll do everything to make sure you don't feel like you are in too early and got a bad deal!
🖨 Home Printing
I finally solved an issue that has been bothering me for so long!
If you had a hard time getting the color of the prints corrects using Lightroom's Print Module, I highly recommend you give up. Instead, use the native software that came with your printer. For me, it's Canon Print Studio Pro, designed for my Canon Pro-10000 printer.
It's as simple as choosing the paper's ICC profile and clicking print. The color will look almost identical to what you see on the screen. Turns out the color difference between matte paper, glossy paper, and on-screen really isn't too dramatic.
🧑💻 Building this website
Made a lot of progress this week!
First of all, I finally have a page to showcase my photos 😆 (https://yuchienphoto.com/favorites). You can also click on the yearly pages and see pictures I haven't posted on social media before.
Wrote a script to automatically upload images from my computer
Wrote a script to automatically group photos in a folder into a session-based subfolder. So that each folder will have images taken no more than 2 hours apart.
Build an admin page for organizing photos and writing titles, descriptions, ... etc.
Build a better post editor to help me write the bilingual post.
I looked more deeply into SEO and made sure most of my pages have appropriate tags and images have alt and SEO-friendly URLs. But then I realized that nowadays, Google just doesn't crawl everything. It seems like they just don't want to index my website for whatever reason. 🥲