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Frequently Asked Questions :

Can I reproduce an image from my digital camera?
What are the resolutions of your printers?
What is dot gain?
How much can I sell my giclee prints for?
Where is your printing facility located?
Are my 35 mm slides suitable for reproduction?
Can you scan artwork directly?
Can I upload my digital files to your site?
How large of an image can you print?
Do photographers print on watercolor papers?
How large should my digital files be?
Can I stretch canvas giclee prints?
Do I need to copyright my work?
Can my web image be copied and reproduced?
How long will my prints last?
How do I pay for your services?
Should I protect my prints and are they waterproof?
Why convert and work in RGB instead of CMYK?
How do I color balance my image in Photoshop?
What is saturation?
How do I properly sharpen an image in Photoshop?
Do you really delete the file when requested?
What is a typical edition size?
How do I price my edition?


Good question, follow the steps outlined below.

Your image should be sized from 200 to 350 dpi, the size your going to print it. Zoom the image to 100% so that you can see every pixel in an area of your image. Convert your image to Lab color from the Image/Mode menu. Select only the Lightness channel on the Channels tab. Select Filter/Sharpen/Unsharpen Mask. Adjust the sharpness parameters without over-sharpening.

Typical values are 100% to 150%, 1 pixel to 2 pixels radius, and a level 5 threshold.

Finally, convert the image back to RGB mode.