Proofing at smaller sizes


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Proofing at smaller sizes

Test prints are a perfectly normal part of the printing process, whether you're printing black and white or color, whether you're running a fully color managed system like we'll see in later chapters or not, whatever you're doing, you're going to need to do test prints on images where tone and color are critical. However, test prints don't mean that you have to use a lot of paper and ink, because you don't have to do test prints at full size unless what you're hoping to test or proof is detail and noise. For tone and color there's no reason not to do smaller test prints, and there is a very easy way to do that in Photoshop.

I mentioned before that in the Print dialog you should not resize because that will mess up your sharpening. However, for the sake of a smaller test print where we don't care about sharpness, because we can assess it with smaller size anyway, then using the Print dialog box's resizing features are actually pretty handy. So I have got t...

Proofing at smaller sizes
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Proofing at smaller sizes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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