This chapter starts with relating photography with the printing presses for outputting large quantities of pictures in magazines, books, etc. Printing and photography has had a longstanding association. Today many of the pre-press stages are handled by digital means, controlled by computers. Modern digital photography allows for making images widely available, also by means other than the printed media – this is the discussion of several further sections. Once in the form of digital data, images can easily be manipulated and transmitted for distribution to clients and agents, or for publication on the World Wide Web. In mixing techniques, still ...

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