Digital Output

Digital Printing Technology

Pixels and silver crystals are on equal footing as affordable digital cameras allow us to produce photographic files equal to or superior to the conventional film images of the late twentieth century. However, as digital cameras increase their ability to capture more pixels, so too must the capabilities of the printers used to output these images.

Chemical color photographic printing produces continuoustone images that are made up of random dots of color dye that form around microscopic pieces of silver. Unlike their analog counterparts, digital prints can be made on a variety of papers with toner, pigmented inks, and laser light on conventional photographic papers. Prints also can be made with pigments ...

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