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The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook by Uwe Steinmueller, Juergen Gulbins

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Printing Images on Paper

Simple printing of text and graphics is a trivial task for today’s inkjet printers if you remember to select the right paper type in the print dialog. Higher quality photo printing is still something of a challenge. “Higher quality” is here taken to mean that:

  1. The printed colors are largely the same as the ones displayed on the monitor.

  2. Fine detail and color transitions are reproduced faithfully.

    Note

    The information here is a condensed version of 300 pages on the subject that you can find in our book Fine Art Printing for Photographers [16].

  3. Prints have stable, long-lasting colors that don’t lose tone or brightness over months ...

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