The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer by Michael FreemanThe Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer by Michael Freeman

The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer

byMichael Freeman, John BeardsworthEditorMichael Freeman

Paperback | September 1, 2009

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Are you a photographer looking to either print and sell your photographs, or print your photos for your own creative expression? TheArt of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printeris a comprehensive guide to the techniques of fine-art photographic printing and the first book to focus on both the technical and creative aspects together. It gives you in-depth coverage of all the latest advances in printer paper and ink technology -- and how to make the most of them -- and even gives you practical advice on producing and selling your own fine-art photographic prints!

From Michael Freeman, author of the global bestseller,The Photographer's Eye.  Now published in sixteen languages,The Photographer's Eyecontinues to speak to photographers everywhere. Reaching 100,000 copies in print in the US alone, and 300,000+ worldwide, it shows how anyone can develop the ability to see and shoot great digital photographs.

Michael Freeman is a renowned international photographer and writer who specializes in travel, architecture, and Asian art. He is particularly well known for his expertise in special effects. He has been a leading photographer for the Smithsonian magazine for many years, and has worked for Time-Life Books and Reader's Digest. Michael i...
Title:The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson PrinterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0240811690

ISBN - 13:9780240811697


Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Printers and Inks
Personal control returns
Color "look"
Inkjet basics
Ink flow and print heads
Droplets and resolution
CMYK inks
Epson inks

CHAPTER 2: Paper
Paper types and weights
Ingredients and manufacture
Sizes and quantities
Paper weights and thicknesses
Permanence and longevity
Paper handling
Drying paper
Longer term storage
Lighting your workplace

Chapter 3: Color Management
Color management
Color spaces and gamuts
Monitor calibration
Printer profiles
Colorimeter profiling
Photoshop color settings
Rendering intent
Soft proofing
Software setup and resolution
Printing with Aperture
Printing with Lightroom

Chapter 4: Print Comparisons
8-Color hi-fi process
Print comparisons

Chapter 5: The Craft
A non-destructive approach
Sharpening: an introduction
Edge sharpening
Sharpening Plug-ins
Local area contrast
Image borders
Edge burning
Creative printing in Lightroom
Flipping the image
Black and white
Film rebate
Split toning

Chapter 6: Presentation and Display
Mount cutting
Traditional framing
Borders and proportions
Limited editions
Hanging a single print
Hanging multiple prints
Assessing the space
Self assembly books