Some of the key points covered in this chapter include:

Printer technologies used for printing photos include silver halide, inkjet, laser, dye sublimation, and phase change. Each has its own pros and cons.

When evaluating printers, consider their resolution, number of color inks used, speed, cost of consumables, and duty cycle.

An increasing number of snapshot and inkjet printers can now print directly from your camera or your memory card without using a computer.

To help your printer give you satisfactory service for as long as possible, you'll want to practice some basic good printer maintenance.

Use color management on your monitor to help you get predictable color from your prints. If you don't want to do your own printing, you can use retail or Internet services. Printing at kiosks is convenient, cost-effective and usually offers high quality.

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Although we usually tend to think of the digital camera as the best thing since sliced bread, there are both pros and cons with its use. Nothing is available on the market that does not have both a good and a bad side, but the key is to weigh the good against the bad in order to come up with the best of both worlds.

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