cmyk

I was talking to a group of photographers and the topic of professional printing came up.  A surprising number seemed unfamiliar or uncomfortable with CMYK color.  Let’s quickly review a few core concepts to help you feel more confident in your printing of photos. The Process The CMYK process uses four colors to simulate the […]

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megapixels

  If you’re in the market for a new camera, it often seems like the number one criteria is megapixels. I’m not saying that this is right, but it’s the one of the few criteria that camera makers think that their customers can understand. I often think there’s a lot of hype with cameras, so […]

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If you print your own work, then you may have varying degrees of success when it comes to getting the results you hoped for. If you are having trouble, be sure to make sure you have these three things handled. One or more of them might be the reason you aren’t getting great prints. 1. […]

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Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter Above: Two screen shots from two popular pigment inkjet printer drivers showing a few of the different quality/speed options. The Canon PIXMA Pro 9500 Mark II driver is on the left, and the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 driver is on the right. In the previous two […]

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I no longer make my own prints. I am just too busy. But I made my own prints for 18 years in a wet darkroom and for another 13 digitally. Here’s a checklist you might find useful if you want to get the best results from your printer. 1. Make sure you use the right […]

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Authors: Michael Freeman and John Beardsworth Publisher: Focal Press (Elsevier) Review by Conrad J. Obregon I guess I was being flippant when I once said about using an Epson printer “just read the instructions!” I still feel almost the same way, but I also acknowledge that there are a few things that you have to […]

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If you’re making photographic prints, you may believe that you have to print at 300 DPI in order to get photographic quality. While that MAY in some cases give you the BEST quality, it’s not required to get good or acceptable quality. Large poster size prints at 150 DPI often look great (viewed from the […]

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