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December 12, 2013


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Thoughts on Processing

Journal Entry: Thu Dec 12, 2013, 8:53 AM

From time to time, people write me and ask a variety of questions. I am usually able to respond in detail. This journal was written to someone here on dA who had some specific questions about their work. 

The material I am presenting is a PDF format to preserve image information. It can be read at Thoughts on Processing Dec 2013 by thaumadzo2

Comments in the support gallery have been turned off.  If you with to comment please do so here.  The PDF can be downloaded if you wish.

December Prints Special

Special pricing is available for December.  If you purchase a print, the price quoted is the cost of making the print, plus $10.00.  The gallery can also mount and frame the print if you desire.
(For example: a 9x12 print on photo paper is $12.20 to print, your cost is $22.20 plus shipping.  All sizes are available for all posted prints at $10.00 above the cost of printing.)

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DigitalDistress Dec 12, 2013  Student Photographer
That's some great, very helpful information, and I for one thank you for sharing it. If anyone is serious about having their work printed this is a must read! I've experienced the problem of an image looking great on the screen only to print out looking much different, more times than I wish to recall. Color profiles are very important when it comes to printing also, but the information you covered definitely can make the difference between a successful print or just the opposite. Thanks again for sharing!
You are correct, colour profiles are a necessity as well.   The journal is really more about contrast and detail than it is about colour balance.

In order to get accurate results with colour profiles one MUST balance their monitor and printer.  If one is really wanting to see quality results from their work, they need to invest in the right balancing equipment.  My processor (Gallery) looks after the printer profiles, and I do the monitor.  It seems to have worked well for us. 
davincipoppalag Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like good info
davincipoppalag Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
always welcome my friend
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