Hard proofing

Hard proofing without breaking the bank, and solutions for mounting photo prints.

Hard proofing is the best way to get a feel for how your final print will turn out, but it can be costly! In this episode, Justin covers a few tricks for getting the most for your money when hard proofing. He also covers a few solutions to mount photo prints to rigid substrates to display them without glass, and answers a listener question on the risks of using Glamour II and other water-based varnishes to seal inkjet photo prints.

  • The bad news on sealing inkjet photo prints with a water-based varnish
  • Photo papers that can be varnished
  • Using aerosol varnish
  • Hard proofing – how to do it without wasting too much media
  • Mounting to a rigid substrate with Miracle Muck
  • Mounting to a rigid substrate with Glamour II
  • Mounting to a rigid substrate with a lamination process
  • Much, much more!

Listen in to learn about hard proofing and mounting prints

Show Notes

Audio Transcription

Prefer to read over listen? Want to save this conversation for reference later? We transcribe all of our shows for these reasons! Download this episode’s transcription below:

Or, to view a web version of the transcript:

Thanks for listening! For more free episodes of #AskBC, check out the full archive!