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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Printing Techniques

    1. Basic Printing Techniques

    2. Offset Printing

    3. Laser Printers

    4. Dye-Sublimation Printers

    5. LightJet® Printing (Digital Photo Print)

    6. Inkjet Printing

    7. Other Printing Techniques

    8. How to Pick Your Fine Art Printer

  2. Chapter 2 Inks, Papers, and Print Permanence

    1. Print Permanence

    2. Inks

    3. Papers

  3. Chapter 3 Color Management for Printing

    1. Understanding Different Color Models

    2. Understanding Color Management

    3. Visualization of Color Spaces

    4. Color Space Mapping

    5. Creating Device Profiles

    6. Profiling Your Monitor

    7. Photoshop Color-Management Settings

    8. Profiles for Your Printer

    9. Installing and Uninstalling Profiles

    10. Finding a Printer’s Black Point and White Point

    11. Sanity-Check

    12. Soft-Proofing and Gamut Warning

    13. Metamerism and Bronzing

  4. Chapter 4 Fine Art Printing Workflow

    1. Basic Printing Workflow

    2. Tuning Tonality

    3. Tuning Colors

    4. “Ring Around” and Variations

    5. Local Contrast Enhancement

    6. Further Preparations for Printing

    7. Resizing

    8. Sharpening

  5. Chapter 5 Fine Art Printers in Practical Use

    1. Printer Installation

    2. Printer Adjustments

    3. General Driver Tasks and Settings

    4. Summarizing the Relevant Steps for the Actual Printing

    5. Printing from Client Software (Windows)

    6. Print Driver Dialog in Windows

    7. Printer Driver Settings in Mac OS X

    8. Printing from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    9. Printing Using a Printer Plug-in

    10. Test Prints

    11. Print Quality Related Issues

    12. Some More Recommendations for Printing

  6. Chapter 6 Printing Packages and RIPs

    1. What is a RIP?

    2. Printing Using a Printing Package

    3. Printing Using a RIP

  7. Chapter 7 Black-and-White Prints

    1. Workflow for Black-and-White Prints

    2. From Color to Black-and-White

    3. Printers with Black-and-White-Enabled Drivers

    4. Specialized “Raster Image Processing” (RIP) Software for Black-and-White Printing

    5. Soft-Proofing for Black-and-White Prints

    6. Papers for Black-and-White Prints

  8. Chapter 8 Image Evaluation and Presenting Fine Art Prints

    1. Critical Image Inspection

    2. Presentation Options

    3. Portfolio Binders

    4. Matting

    5. Framing a Print

    6. Coating a Print

    7. Displaying a Print in True Light

    8. Storing Prints

  1. Appendix Some Fine Art Printers

    1. General Points on Fine Art Printers

    2. Epson Fine Art Printers

    3. Canon’s Fine Art Printers

    4. HP’s Fine Art Printers

  2. Appendix Papers for Fine Art Printing

    1. Digital Fine Art Papers

    2. Some Examples of Fine Art Papers

    3. A New Generation of Fiber-based and Baryt Papers

    4. Specialty Papers and Canvas

    5. Fine Art Papers Well Suited for Black-and-White Prints

  3. Appendix Glossary and Acronyms

  4. Appendix Resources

    1. Recommended Books

    2. Organizations and Institutes

    3. Useful Resources on the Internet