5 Things a Photographer Should Tell a Printer
1. Paper Type
Specify matte, luster, or glossy – or if you have a preference for a specific brand and type of paper. If you are unsure, ask to see print samples.
2. Print Size
Specify both the image size and border size, if any. This determines paper format for the most economic use of the paper and to make sure that you receive the best price.
To read more about selecting paper size, click on the title above.
Let us know if it is for a portfolio, gallery exhibit, museum collection, or bathroom wall. We use this information to tweak the materials and color management to get the perfect look for the environment it will be seen in.
Let us know your post-production needs. For example, will the print to be mounted, framed, or laminated? This information will affect color management and your paper choices.
This is one of the least considered, but one of the most important, aspects of a good print. How does the image make you feel and how do you want the viewer to respond to the image? This will help us to make suggestions for all of the above and to ensure that you get the results you want.
Spring is here, bringing inspiration for new things!
We are celebrating by inviting photographers to submit their best photographic work. 24 of the best photograph entries will be awarded Dye Sublimation on Aluminum Prints. Photographers from all disciplines are welcome to submit up to 3 images in any genre.
Deadline for submissions is Thursday, April 14, 2016
Quality Fine Art prints from film negatives begin with high quality, optimized digital files. We approach the process of scanning as a craft in order to achieve high resolution, archival digital files
A brief guideline on how to select the right paper size.
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