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Photo Finish: The Digital Photographer's Guide to Printing, Showing, and Selling Images

Photo Finish: The Digital Photographer's Guide to Printing, Showing, and Selling Images

Jon Canfield, Tim Grey

ISBN: 978-0-782-14348-5

Sep 2004

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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"A must-have book for all photographers."
--John Shaw,

If you're serious about digital photography, you know that taking a great photo is only the beginning. You want to share your polished images with the widest possible audience. This means you need to optimize images for different mediums--print, the Web, slideshows--and draw people to your work.

Learn how to do so with digital-imaging experts Jon Canfield and Tim Grey. Combining practical know-how with inspiring examples, they'll teach how you to take control of your output. They introduce the technologies and techniques you need to attain the best results for any medium and they reveal tips for attracting viewers. By the time you finish this book, you'll be able to get your photographs the attention they deserve.


Part I Printing on the Desktop.

Chapter 1 Choosing the Printer and Medium.

Chapter 2 Preparing the Image.

Chapter 3 Printing.

Chapter 4 Specialty Printing.

Part II Using Print Services.

Chapter 5 Choosing the Output and Print Lab.

Chapter 6 Using Online Print Services.

Part III Displaying Images on the Web.

Chapter 7 Planning Your Site.

Chapter 8 Going Live.

Chapter 9 Publishing and Maintaining Your Site.

Part IV Producing Digital Slideshows.

Chapter 10 Choosing Slideshow Hardware.

Chapter 11 Optimizing Your Images for Slideshows.

Chapter 12 Putting a Slideshow Together.

Part V Showing and Selling Your Images.

Chapter 13 Finishing Your Prints.

Chapter 14 Displaying and Selling Your Images.


"If you want to learn more about creating a photo gallery from scratch, Jon Canfield goes into detail on the subject in his book, Photo Finish: The Digital Photographer's Guide to Printing, Showing and Selling Images..." (Petersen’s Photographic, 1st August 2005)
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