Introductory information on digital photo printing.
Thomson Course Technology has released Digital Printing Start-Up Guide, by Harald Johnson. Adapted from Johnson's Mastering Digital Printing, Second Edition, this book is primarily aimed at the digital "newbie" to the intermediate user--it takes emerging imagemakers, photographers, and artists through the basics of digital photo printing.
The book is part over-view and part how-to. Its sections include: "Navigating the Digital Landscape" (why go digital, who's going digital, etc.); "Understanding Digital Printing," "Comparing Digital Printing Technologies," "Creating and Processing the Image," "Understanding and Managing Color," "Print Permanence," "Selecting an Inkjet Printer," "Choosing Consumables," "Making a Great Inkjet Print," and others.
Digital Printing Start-Up Guide comprises 276 pages, including a nice array of sidebars, charts, diagrams, and photos illustrating each concept that Johnson brings to the fore. Price: $24.99. (Thomson Course Technology: www.courseptr.com)