Author Archives: Sean Dana

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New look for Press website

After a few years with the old site I have decided to do a full revision on the Press Project website. I am aiming for clarity of vision and an easier to navigate site overall. I have included many […]

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Howard Quinn tabloid video

As part of the Press Project I was fortunate enough to have made a 16 page Tabloid at Howard-Quinn here in San Francisco. Howard-Quinn shut its doors in December of 2012 and the Tabloid was […]

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Making of a Tabloid

October 19th, 2012 was the last day of operation for Howard Quinn company. For a few weeks prior I had been assembling a 16 page Tabloid which was to be printed on their presses. It […]

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Howard Quinn Closes

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that October 19th, 2012 was the last day of operation for Howard Quinn Company. Howard Quinn has been printing in the same location since 1961 and […]

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Howard Quinn Interviews 2

These are a series of interviews from Howard Quinn Company a few weeks ago. When I record the experiences of the Pressmen and Managers at Howard Quinn I am left with a sense of melancholy. […]

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Coming up

Thanks to everyone who has been checking out the site. I recently recorded several sets of interviews at Howard Quinn Company and The Vacaville Reporter. I am in the process of editing new movies which […]

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New Howard Quinn Movie with Interviews

Howard Quinn is unique among the Printing companies I am visiting for this project. It has been in business in the same location for more than 50 years and is one of the last union […]

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Photo’s from Monday night Examiner shoot

  Here are a few shots I took Monday from the warehouse owned by SFNP. This was a fascinating look at the inner workings of a daily newspaper. You can find these images in the […]

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Monday night shooting at the Examiner warehouse

This is my 3rd visit to the San Francisco Newspaper Printing Company but my first to their satellite printing space. I was immediately struck by the large space which houses these presses. The warehouse is […]

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Thursdays shoot at the Vacaville Reporter

Whenever I walk into a press room I take a deep breath and draw in the scent of oil and printers ink. It was that same smell I encountered in my Grandfathers truck in Pennsylvania. […]

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