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Before the digital era, many hours were spent in the darkroom tinkering with chemicals. Now, handcrafted prints can be easily created with a basic desktop workstation and inkjet printer. With clear, uncomplicated instructions for setting up a workstation, testing different papers, and creatively interpreting photographs, The Digital Printing Handbook
offers no-fail advice for choosing equipment and materials, controlling image quality, and troubleshooting print results. Then, step-by-step projects demonstrate how to create a variety of digital printing effects, from the basic essentials to more advanced techniques. Each technique is simplified to work with all recent versions of popular software, including Adobe Photoshop. What's more, they're all explained in clear, jargon-free text that's easy for beginners to follow, yet thorough enough for veteran artists.
This guide also features an exciting range of "color recipes" for recreating amazing darkroom, vintage, and alternative print processes; proven advice for using a variety of printers, papers and inks; and a comprehensive reference section. The Digital Printing Handbook is both a handy reference and a source of inspirationthe definitive darkroom manual for the digital age!
Step-by-step guide to mastering an array of digital printing techniques, from basic essentials to more advanced.