If you want to use photographs for printing, then you should use CMYK printing. CMYK printing is a printing method which is used by many printers, so it is better to understand its proper function and to use it to make your printing looks alive.
CMYK printing gives printed material a life-like photo and is used by many photographers. With the help of CMYK your printed material will have a distinct look of its own which is much better than just digital printing.
Here are some things that you can consider while using a CMYK printing procedure.
Final product: You might think that how your finished product looks like and the quality of paper and the finished product which you will have. The paper that you choose will have some limitations which can prevent the result that you dreamt.
The Printer: The printer should be up-to-date. The printer that you are using may have some file requirements or special grids for your design. The printer will let you know that the design and the product will work together or not. It will also provide better option to have a good finished product.
The Tool: Having a good software doesn’t mean that you have the proper talent. Keep in mind that creating various design in the appropriate program. If you find this difficult then you can take the help of the printer for better designs.
Color Swatches: The problem with the CMYK is that, what you see on the screen might not be same with the finished product. The reason for such is that the monitor is not perfectly calibrated to the ink that you are using for printing and also the color might look different as it depends on the quality of paper.
Use Actual Fronts: Some software has fake fronts which is shown in the program but sometimes might not look similar when printed. It is better to use the real front to get the prints properly.
Proofs: It might happen sometime that when you receive the finished product and discover that something is misspelled or the logo is not proper. So it is to be wise to ask for a proof before ordering the final product. This is very essential if you wish to make any last minute changes or adjust what is necessary.
It is better to know about CMYK printing process to improve your final product.