Chapter 4. Making the Print

Image

This is one of my oldest images. It was shot in 1976 for a school assignment. I used a Sinar 4x5 camera with a 360mm lens on 4x5 Ektrachrome transparency film, which I processed with one of the first E-6 home processing kits from Kodak. The image was scanned on an Epson Perfection V750-M Pro Scanner at 4800 ppi.

If you have survived the chapters on color management and preparing your images for printing, you’ll find this chapter relatively simple. There’s certainly less about theory here, and more about the mechanics. Once you’ve got your image prepared, and you’ve soft proofed with the appropriate profiles and tweaked ...

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