print under normal room light, it looks fine; but when
you view the same print under a brighter light, it may
look flat and washed out. This is because the
additional light being reflected from all areas of the
print causes the dark areas to look lighter and the light
areas to look brighter (with some loss of detail). The
overall effect is a flat, washed-out print. You can
remedy this by printing the display print slightly
darker than you would consider normal - once again,
normal contrast with detail in the highlights and
shadows, but slightly darker.
either an art or a science. No matter what school of
thought you hold, it should still be your goal to have
your prints viewed, appreciated, and most importantly,
the salon mount came into use. In photography, this
means a display print that is mounted for exhibition.
the print size. Your selection of color should
of course, is optional.
allows for pleasant placement of the photograph as
well as room for the photographer's name and print
are as follows (fig. 1-3):
(point D to E) parallel to the edge of the mount. Do
the same with the bottom portion of the mount (point
G to I).
below the photograph.
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