Join RC as he explains what this class is about and what it will cover.
There are a lot of printer to consider when choosing a printer. RC introduces us to Dan “Dano” Steinhardt from Epson to discuss the options.
There are many types of papers that fall under two broad categories.
In a color managed workflow it is critical that you calibrate your monitor before you begin the printing process.
Configuring software preferences is fundamental part of the process.
RC goes through the basic processing steps for getting a photo to the point where it is ready to go to print.
RC and Dano share some top tips for getting the best prints possible that start at the moment of capture.
There are a few things to keep in mind when sharpening your photos for print.
The purpose of soft proofing is to determine the best rendering intent for your print.
Choosing the specific paper type for your photo is a matter of personal preference that can only be determined by experimenting with a variety of papers.
Dano returns to talk through the qualities of different papers and how you might consider those qualities when matching a paper type to a photo.
Properly setting up your printer is critical for getting the best possible output.
Different papers require different loading techniques and even different inks. Make sure you know your printer well enough to navigate these choices correctly.
There are certain considerations for choosing the pen or pencil you will use to sign your print.
Before packing a print you may need to remove the curl in your paper. Once the print is flat there are ways to pack your print that makes a strong impression.
You will make your shipping choice based on a variety of factors, from cost to ease, but more importantly on the impact you want to make on the receiver of the print.
Taking your packaging to the next level can be as simple as including a hand written note.
Printing the shipping labels provides a professional look to the box and streamlines the process for you.