O'Reilly logo

Way Beyond Monochrome 2e by Chris Woodhouse, Ralph Lambrecht

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

image

© 1998 by Ralph W. Lambrecht, all rights reserved

 

Tone Reproduction

Silver-gelatin photographs are capable of rendering image tones from the brightest whites to the deepest blacks, but the image quality of every book is limited by the paper and inks used during its printing process. Selecting bright-white papers for offset printing is not a problem, but unfortunately, even the darkest printing inks cannot compete with the maximum blacks of a real silver-gelatin photograph.

Consequently, the resulting book images are always inferior to their photographic counterparts. This is not a huge problem with regular publications, but it is of great concern ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required