Chapter 6. Developing a Printing Workflow

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Spouting Horn blowhole in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, at sunset. The image was shot with a Canon EOS REBEL T4i with a 10-22mm lens at ISO 100.

A workflow is a logical series of steps that one takes from point A (the start) to point B (the destination). In this case, point B is hopefully a really nice print that will make you happy. A refined workflow is important because working through a well-thought-out series of steps prevents the sort of randomness, inconsistency, and errors that can interfere with you getting from point A to point B efficiently. Generally speaking, the goals of a printing workflow are to ...

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