Evaluating a print


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Evaluating a print

Once your print's out of the printer, it's time to take a look at it and evaluate and see how you did. As I mentioned earlier, one of the nice things about black-and-white printing is we don't have to worry about color management. Nevertheless, your print is not going to look exactly the same as your monitor, so it's important to take a look at it and see if it needs any adjustments or tweaks or little finesses here and there. So what do you look for when you're evaluating a print? For a black-and-white print, start by checking your blacks. Make sure your blacks are nice and dark, and that you've got the detail in them that you were expecting.

You don't want fine highlights and things that might be hidden away in the blacks that were kind of critical to your composition to fall into complete black, so you want to look for those. In the highlights, you want to make sure that you haven't overexposed highlights, so that they've completely lost detail that&#...

Evaluating a print
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Evaluating a print provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Black and White

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