Preparing Digital Files for Printmaking

Understanding the Basics

Getting Started Think about what you need to achieve before you pick up the camera. The best way to make a great print is to know what one actually looks like. The only way to learn is by looking at … Continue reading

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Introduction to Adobe Camera Raw

Originally a Photoshop file format plug-in, Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) has evolved into an essential tool for processing digital camera Raw image files. Raw processing is versatile and necessary for image quality control, workflow ease, and efficiency. It provides a … Continue reading

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The Future of Scanning

Camera Scanning and Raw Software

What’s happening? Only a few years back, most companies stopped making film scanners. The game was up; scanning equipment no longer pulled a profit. The future was in digital capture and the world marched on without looking back. It left … Continue reading

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Defining Archival Standards in Photography

There is a great deal of confusion among photographers and artists, and those who sell and collect art, over exactly what the term “archival” means. Labeling a photographic print archival implies that it has met or exceeded a standard. What … Continue reading

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Art and Craft

A Description of One Project

This paper addresses two complimentary ideas. First, it is an example of the evolution of a photographic project and the cumulative effect of decisions made along the way. Second, it is an example of critical technical practices and how in-depth … Continue reading

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