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CMYK 2.0: A Cooperative Workflow for Photographers, Designers, and Printers by Rick McCleary

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Chapter 5. The CMYK Primer

The CMYK Primer
 

“The only color I don’t have is navy brown.”

 
 --Yogi Berra

AS PARTNERS IN the RGB-to-CMYK workflow, each of us practices our own unique specialties as files are passed along to their ultimate destination. Photographers manipulate lighting and exposure, designers make type and color choices, and printers print ink on paper.

This chapter is about the printer’s specialty: printing ink on paper. However, you’ll notice there are no corresponding chapters on the photographer’s specialty or the designer’s specialty. No tips on how to light a scene, determine correct exposure, kern type, or create an effective two-dimensional design. ...

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