Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printing

with Taz Tally
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Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printing
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In Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printing, author Taz Tally shows how to prepare Photoshop files for a wide variety of printing devices, including offset printing presses, digital presses, wide format, large gamut inkjet printers, and toner-based printers. This course covers image adjustments, color mode conversions, and selecting the right format for print, as well as assigning and building colors to achieve desired print colors and using automation to streamline the prepress workflow. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Understanding RGB and CMYK bit depth
  • AM versus FM screening
  • Working with device color gamuts and profiles
  • Making image adjustments before printing
  • Choosing the correct file format for output
  • Assigning spot and process colors
  • Comparing editable and raster type
  • Sharpening for print
  • Printing to grayscale
  • Proofing images
  • Recording actions to automate printing-related tasks
Subject:
Design
Software:
Photoshop
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Welcome

- Welcome to Photoshop CS5, Prepress and Printing. Hello, I'm your instructor Taz Tally. Due to the proliferation of printing devices the world of prepress and printing has changed dramatically in the last few years. In this course I'll show you how to prepare your Photoshop files for a wide variety of printing devices, including offset printing presses, digital presses, wide-format, large-gamut inkjet printers, and toner-based printers. I'll explain the characteristics and capabilities as well as the limitations of the various printers, and how you can prep your images and adapt your workflow accordingly.

We'll go over image adjustments, color mode conversions, and selecting the right format for print. We'll get in how to assign and build colors to achieve the print colors you expect. Along the way I'll even show you how to automate some of these functions to streamline your printing workflow. So come on in, let's get started with Photoshop CS5, Prepress and Printing.

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