Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Mastering Digital Printing (Miscellaneous) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 27.97  
Retail Value $ 39.95  
You Save $ 11.99  (30%)  
Item Number 264827  
Buy New $27.97
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Mastering Digital Printing (Miscellaneous) by Harald Johnson...

"Mastering Digital Printing: The Photographer's and Artist's Guide to High-Quality Digital Output" is the first in-depth reference to the new world of digital printing for photography and fine art. This authoritative guide provides a thorough introduction to this exploding medium, instruction in the latest digital printing techniques, and an inspiring Gallery Showcase of the best digitally imaged and printed art and photography. Whether you are a photographer, digital or traditional artist, printmaker, art educator, or art marketer, this book will help you master digital printing!

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   400
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.78" Width: 7.56" Height: 1.14"
Weight:   2.18 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 2, 2002
Publisher   Course Technology PTR
ISBN  1929685653  
ISBN13  9781929685653  

Availability  0 units.

More About Harald Johnson

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Harald Johnson has been immersed in the world of commercial and fine-art imaging and printing for more than 25 years. A lifelong photographer and an award-winning digital and commercial artist and designer, his images have been distributed and exhibited worldwide. As a consultant and the head of his own marketing communications agency, he has worked with many blue-chip artists as well as galleries and museums throughout the United States. Johnson, who was introduced to digital imaging workflows in 1988 and has never looked back, is the creator and moderator of Yahoo's "digital-fineart," the world's largest online discussion group on the subject of digital fine art and digital printing. He is also the creator of DP&I.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > General
4Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > General
5Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Graphics & Illustration > Digital Photography
6Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Graphics & Illustration > Printing
7Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Hardware > Peripherals
8Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Computer Technology > Image Processing

Reviews - What do customers think about Mastering Digital Printing (Miscellaneous)?

The title of the book is misleading  Jun 17, 2008
I bought this book in the hope of becoming a better printer not a better comercial printer. This is definately not a how-to book, for do it yourself hobbyist like myself, but more of a reference manual for comercial printers.

For the price I got to say the book is very well illustrated and contains nearly 400 pages of photos and print. However, Most of the pages are not dedicated to specific instruction on how to print, but on equipment graphs and printer specifications. It seems as if the author is beating around the bush. Out of the eleven chapters in this book, I think only 2 of them are dedicated to instruction, while the rest is dedicated to reference.

For example take a look at a few of the Chapter headings "Navigating the Digital landscape", "Understanding Digital Printing", "Understanding and Managing Color", "Determining Print Permanence", "Selecting an Inkjet Printer", "Choosing your Consumables", "Using a Print Service, get the picture. This makes for interesting reading on a bad weather day, or when you are on a long trip to Honk Kong, but it sure wont make you a master printer.

As a matter of fact most of the instructional material deals with one or two examples that did not really enlighten me whatsoever, since I had found the same information on the web prior to purchasing this book.

The way I see it this book will make a great conversation item in my growing library of photographic books, but I don't see it as a working manual sitting on my desk or by my printer. Therefore, I am very dissapointed with and cannot recomend it for advanced amateurs like myself.
Mastering Digital Printing, second edition  Jan 25, 2008
Very informative,I am a novice at photo printing, and understood this book. very easy to understand what the author is saying. I am looking forward to the " Third Edition" if author chooses to write one, thank you. Mr C. Simons
Very Misleading Title  Sep 3, 2007
Only 25 pages (Chapter 8) out of almost 400 total actually talk about making a print. The technique the author uses is highly based around the trial and error method. A Master printer, in my mind, should be able to hit it on the first print not after experimentation and a lot of testing. If that is not enough to lose interest in this author, there are some serious mistakes in those 25 pages as well. For instance page 268, there is a reference to the Print Space Profile--Same As Source. Anyone who knows how to print, knows that Same As Source is used ONLY to print a Target. I didn't see any reference in the book to a Target. I don't think the author knows what a Target is. This Book is a big disappointment for me. Take out Chapter 8 and come up with a different title.
For all photo printer users  Jun 19, 2007
This book will help any digital photographer/printer to learn about printing phtographs.
Aged commentary still somewhat useful  Jan 4, 2007
This book is getting mighty long in the tooth. It addresses inkjet printers from long before they became so good and useful. The approach to CMS, or color management systems, is superficial, and does not even address tools available when the book was written. It completely skips color spaces and the understanding of light and color.
However, it does give a broad beginning approach to understanding color printing. If you are just beginning to learn, this book is a good introduction covering many of the topics you will need an introduction to. Once past the introductory phase of learning, this book is of little value, being to basic in its handling of subjects to really be useful.

Write your own review about Mastering Digital Printing (Miscellaneous)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Mastering Digital Printing (Miscellaneous)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy