“Printing Digital Images” on November 7, 2017

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present a professional development seminar for artists and other creative people on Tuesday, November 7, from 5:30-6:30 PM at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville. Join us as we welcome Jeff Wischkaemper!

Printing Digital Images: Why does it look like this on my screen and that on the paper?
Digital photography has fundamentally altered the way most photographers interact with their images, particularly the process of printing photographs. When shooting film, the printed image was often the only interaction a photographer had with their work, and photographers typically received a print of every image. Today, printing images is reserved for “special” occasions, typically when a particular image is desired for display, whether on a refrigerator or in a gallery. When printing images, photographers – both beginners and professionals alike – are often disappointed, expecting the final product to faithfully resemble the image on their screen.

This presentation explores common areas where the transition from digital image to printed photograph can go wrong. Topics will include basic overviews of color spaces and color management, monitor calibration, and tips for printing images with online labs. Additionally, the presentation will feature side-by-side prints from multiple labs (both local and online) that participants can interact with.

Please confirm your spot in the workshop via credit card payment here. The presentation fees are:

  • $5 for members of the Arts & Culture Alliance
  • $8 for non-members
  • $63 for a new membership + workshop


Jeff Wischkaemper is an Assistant Research Professor of Electrical Engineering, who occasionally takes photographs in his spare time. His photography borrows many of the approaches and techniques from his professional research to create a unique perspective of the world. Currently focusing on large-format stitched landscape images showcasing the countryside of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, his images have been displayed in galleries across the country. https://images.wisch.org/

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