Preparing your images for print is very different to preparing them for the web. For this, you have to understand how to sharpen and make certain adjustments to images.
In this Post Production class, Karl shows you his techniques for preparing images for print using Photoshop. You’ll learn what sharpening is and how to apply it, why colour profiles are so important when it comes to printing, when and how to add noise to an image and also when to add adjustments such as curves or levels.
In addition to showing you each step in Photoshop, Karl also visually compares the printed results of four different adjustments, clearly showing the effect of each and revealing the best techniques for enhancing reproduction quality.
This Photoshop class covers the following:
- Printing digital images
- Sharpening images using Photoshop
- Colour profiles for printed images
- Adding noise in Photoshop
- Professional advice for preparing your images for print
- Visual comparisons between printed images with different adjustments
If you have any questions about this class, please post in the comment section below.
Sharpening images using Unsharp Mask.
Sharpening images by adding noise.
Testing and comparing results.
To learn more about printing your images, watch our special guest interview with professional printer John Fitzgerald. You’ll also find a range of more in-depth demonstrations on how to use other useful Photoshop tools in our Post Production section.