In this chapter we are looking at the final steps of the process of making our high-quality output. First we will examine our options for finishing, mounting, and framing our prints, which will protect them and possibly enhance their aesthetic appearance. Next we will review reasons and strategies for editioning our prints. Finally, we will review the ways to document our prints, so that they can be maintained and conserved for generations.

Over the history of photography, there have been many ways to finish photographs for display or storage. These methods have come in and out of fashion over time, for technical and aesthetic reasons. The popularity of ...

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