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12-07-2009, 05:19 PM   #1
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How do I GET my Best Photos with the K10D?

I keep reading forum comments that it takes some doing to get the best photos for printing from my K10D. What are the steps I need to take using Lightroom2.5 or Elements 6.0. I would love to see a step by step process outlined so that I can follow it. Any comments or links would be great. Thanks so much. Whbroker

12-07-2009, 05:48 PM   #2
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You';re not goign to find any one-size-fit-all answer. The best results are obtained by dealing with eahc photo individually, looking at it carefully on your calibrated monitor to decide what kind of processing *you* think it needs. It's not like there is some magic bunch of settings that just makes all pictures look better.
12-07-2009, 05:53 PM   #3
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as marc has already mentioned there is no one size fit all answer to this puzzle.

I mention few things those play important role in printing.

1. Sharpening.
Sharpening is done differently for printing than what you apply for web size images.
Sharpening is applied based on size of your image and probably based on size of print. (still is a fuzzy area).

2. Monitor and color profiles.
Many times you might not get in print what looks on your monitor.

3. DPI also plays role , i would not go below 150, and some people say more than 300 is useless because of printer might not handle.

Other things i guess other experienced people will add.
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How do I GET my Best Photos with the K10D?

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