Back to All Events

February Meeting PCPDX

  • Colbalt Studios PDX 1030 Southeast Clinton Street Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)

Printing Demystified with Mark Fitzgerald


Printing favorite images can be one of the most gratifying experiences for a photographer. But when the result doesn’t match expectations, it quickly becomes one of the most frustrating. That’s because there are a number of nuances you need to be aware of when printing, whether you do your own printing or send your work to a lab. This presentation is designed to explain important details of the printing process to help you get dependable results every time.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

  • Sizing pixels to inches for print

  • Understanding color management

  • Downloading, installing and using color profiles

  • What you need to know about working with labs

  • Soft proofing explained

  • Getting your print to match the screen

  • Choosing the right paper

  • Overview of Lightroom’s Print module


About Mark:

Mark Fitzgerald is a photographer, author, and teacher living in Portland. He has written several photography books for Wiley Publishing, including Zen of Post Production. Mark taught Lightroom classes for 10 years at Newspace Center for Photography. Now he helps individual photographers worldwide through private training and mentoring.

You can learn more about Mark at www.ddroom.com


Remember contributions of $5 to $10 minimum are collected at meetings from all members and nonmembers. Thank You!

Make Your Photos.
Find Your Passion.