Chapter 1. A Digital Printing Primer

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This image started off as a Van Dyke Brown print on hand-coated watercolor paper from an 8×10 black-and-white negative shot on an 8×10 Sinar using a 240mm lens. The resulting print was copied on 8×10 Ektachrome transparency, and that was scanned on an Epson Perfection V750 scanner. The scan was corrected in Lightroom 5.

Digital printing has come a long way in a relatively short time. Today with digital printers, you can create high-quality fine art prints that meet or exceed traditional analog darkroom prints. It is helpful to know a little about the various digital printing technologies, and about the printing ...

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