One of the more critical followers of my blog (my partner) was looking for something cute and fluffy to hang on her wall. The choice was simple: nothing more cute than Gremlins (better known as Tarsiers) from the island of Bohol in the Philippines.
Preparing an image for print is a whole different story compared to preparing one for the web. Screens emit light while paper doesn’t and ink requires more sharpening than screen pixels. So if your goal is to produce an image for print, you usually end up with two versions: one for web and a derived one for print with additional editing applied.
The other challenge with print is that you may have to generate or send out a couple of test prints first whereas with web you can see the result instantly. And lastly, good prints come at a price. That is, if you opt for a respectable size and stable basis like aluminium dibond. And with this fluffy gremlin specifically, a matte finish works best to handle those reflections on a sunny day when you’re both looking at each other on the wall…
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E on Nikon D500, f/2.8, 1/100 s., ISO 360, -0.7EV exp. comp.
My next image will likely be another re-edit; more background on that in my next article. As alway, just drop me a note on firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries or for any (general) comments, send a mail to email@example.com.