Preparing Digital Files

Preparing Digital Files

These requirements are basic and necessary for most portrait labs in order to use the various printing software and equipment which are available. If these steps are not followed, and production must manipulate or adjust your files in order to fulfill your printing requests, additional time will be necessary and additional charges will be applied to your order.

Of course we understand if you need help getting started – just let us know. We’ll be happy to do a few test orders step by step to insure the basic procedure is in place.


 

File Specifications

We recommend working in sRGB color space (in all areas - camera capture, monitor and software). When shooting, do not ...
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Calibration Tips

If you’re doing your own color correcting and quality control, your monitor and viewing area need to be calibrated to ...
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Compression

Send files in jpeg or tiff format. If saving as a tiff, do not use PhotoShop “LZW” compression when saving ...
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File Size and Resolution

Resolution is the amount of detail captured in any given image. It is determined by the number of pixels present ...
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Crop

If you’re planning to simply use the crop tool in Lenzart ROES, then use the high resolution jpeg (or converted ...
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Exposure

Exposure is critical. You may choose to shoot RAW and allow yourself a plus/minus 2 stop latitude that is correctable, ...
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