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Why A Smartphone Can’t Reproduce Your Art

Artists! Please Don’t Do This… I’ve had many calls from artists who want me to color correct, up-rez (increase details) and print their art from smartphone photos. It’s always a challenge to politely tell them that their smartphone photo isn’t good enough to print large images to be hung and sold in galleries. After my […]

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Printer Profiles: Key to Accurate Colors

Monitors can display ~16.7 million colors (~1 billion for wide gamut displays) but inkjet printers use 6 to 10 discrete colors and print dots so close to each other that the human eye sees them as a continuous tone. Due to inherent limitations, inkjet printers can’t reproduce all 16.7 million colors of a monitor. The […]

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Inkjet Technologies

Inkjet printers are incredibly complex devices that depend on extremely tight tolerances.

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