Throughout this book you have come across callouts called “Principles of Printing.” They are listed here for your convenience should you wish to reference them again.
Principles of Printing #1:
Artistic Intent Should Drive Your Decisions
Your artistic intent for your work should drive your decisions throughout the entire printing process. Everything from how you process an image, how large you print it, and what paper you use for the print should be guided by your own artistic intent.
Each photographer has a purpose for choosing to shoot a photograph and then for choosing to print that particular photograph. A fine print helps any photograph realize its fullest expression, and the nature of that expression depends on the artist. By taking ...