Chapter 17: CMYK Output: Printing Presses & Short Run Photo Books

Demonstration Screen Cast


    CMYK Standards:

    DISC (Digital Image Submission Criteria):
    FOGRA (Fogra Forschungsgesellschaft  Druck e.V.):
    G7 Print Calibration Method:
    GRACoL (General Requirements and Applications for Commercial Offset Lithography):
    Steve Upton, The Ins and Outs of GRACoL 7 and G7:
    SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Printing):
    UPDIG (Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines):

    Short-Run Digital Book Publishers and Printing Services:

    Lulu Publishing:
    Modern Postcard: (postcards):


    Self Publish, Be Happy:

    Further Reading:

    Himes, Darius D., and Mary Virginia Swanson. Publish Your Photography Book. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.
    McCleary, Rick. CMYK 2.0: A Cooperative Workflow for Photographers, Designers, and Printers. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 2009.