Photo Finish
The Digital Photographer's Guide to Printing, Showing, and Selling Images
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: December 2006
Pages: 318

"A must-have book for all photographers."
--John Shaw,

If you're serious about digital photography, you know that taking a great photo is only the beginning. Ultimately you want to share your polished images with the widest possible audience but accomplishing this goal is no simple task. First you have to be able to optimize images for very different mediums--print, the Web, slideshows. Then comes the challenge of drawing people to your work.

In Photo Finish, digital-imaging experts Jon Canfield and Tim Grey combine practical know-how with inspiring examples to illustrate how you can take total control of your output. They introduce the technologies and techniques you can use to attain the finest results for any medium, and they reveal pro tips for attracting viewers. By the time you finish this book, you’ll be able to get your photographs the attention they deserve.

Inside, you'll learn how to:

  • Choose the right printer, inks, and paper
  • Produce consistently great prints from your desktop
  • Create proof sheets, albums, and border treatments
  • Get optimal results from print labs and online print services
  • Build an attention-grabbing photo website
  • Draw viewers to your website through search engines and advertising
  • Set up for Internet sales with shopping carts and payment systems
  • Prepare compelling digital slideshows
  • Apply the finishing touches--mount, mat, and frame your work
  • Get your photos displayed in exhibitions and galleries
  • And more!
"If you want to learn more about creating a photo gallery from scratch, Jon Canfield goes into detail on the subject in his book, Photo Finish: The Digital Photographer's Guide to Printing, Showing and Selling Images..." (Petersen’s Photographic, 1st August 2005)
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