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The Dye-Transfer Process Done Digitally

Layer of transparencies can give images more depth and saturation
written by: Gary Doyle Thomas

Digital printing has matured.With the latest generation of pigment inks and printers, it is possible to produce a print whose quality can approach that of, dare I say it, dye transfer. However, the digital work flow, starting with the digital capture or scan, continuing through manipulation and color management, leaves few choices when ready to print. Aside from print size, the only other real choice is what to print on. There are many papers to chose from, but for the most part, the differences are subtle. You can select a glossy, satin, or matte finishes, smooth or textured. There also Read more »