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How can I print high-quality screen caps?

I'm trying to create a book of tweets.

I've screencapped images of tweets as both jpegs and pngs, and uploaded them to four different "make a book" sites (Picaboo, Mixbook, Snapfish, and Shutterfly) and each time, the site warns me that the image is too low-quality to print well. The image preview does not look good. [more inside]
posted by Flying Saucer on Oct 27, 2013 - 10 answers

Where can I find accent images to make printed documents classy?

Where can I find free graphics that I can use on invitations, event programs, and books? I'm looking for black and white images: Horizontal rules, flourishes, small flowers, accent images, those little symbols that look like a spade but have a swirling stem....? [more inside]
posted by chocolatemilkshakes on Apr 15, 2013 - 12 answers

Need a book printer for a specific type of book.

Need a book printer for a specific kind of book. [more inside]
posted by lpsguy on Jun 21, 2011 - 4 answers

Best way to scan a book image into a high-quality print?

Hi all, I am a neuroscience student and I'd like to get my mentor a print of one of Santiago Ramon y Cajal's famous drawings of a neuron as a going away gift. Unfortunately, I can't find anywhere that sells prints or photos of these drawings online, but I was able to find a book at my university's library that has larger (12" x 24") high quality images of these drawings. My question: what is the best way to go from book to print? Are there particular scan qualities or types? Particular types of paper/material to print onto? Places (FedEx, architecture firms) to go to? Any advice would be really helpful. Thanks! Brian
posted by quickasfoxes on May 4, 2011 - 3 answers

classic works, published in high quality

Tell me about high quality publishing! What does it involve, where can I read more about it and who does it? I’m interested in buying old cornerstone types of works like The Federalist Papers, The Origin of the Species bound, made, etc. at the best possible quality. [more inside]
posted by the mad poster! on Apr 14, 2011 - 11 answers

Please don't tell me I'll have to print this photo book on Bible paper...

What is the best strategy for self publishing a very lengthy photo book? I'm looking for the sweet spot of quality and price. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Dec 28, 2010 - 7 answers

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I need a book printer & binder - ideally the same company - in Northern California who is familiar with photography books. The publication may involve 4-color blacks, or black/silver traditionally litho-printed photographs and text on good paper, Mohawk superfine or something like that; hard and soft bindings may be necessary. Any ideas?
posted by luriete on Nov 24, 2009 - 2 answers

I'm a printing/graphic design fraud.

HELP! I've been bluffing for years about my graphic design abilities, technical knowledge, and general printing skills. Please recommend some books so I can actually understand what I am doing. [more inside]
posted by Classic Diner on Jun 9, 2009 - 11 answers

Custom notebook printing/binding services?

Looking for recommendations of printers... more details inside. [more inside]
posted by finitejest on Apr 3, 2009 - 2 answers

Help Me Date a Book!

How might one go about deducing the age of a book with no publication date printed inside of it? [more inside]
posted by CheeseburgerBrown on Sep 27, 2008 - 9 answers

Why does the font change?

Why do letters in the same font/typeface vary slightly in a printed book? [more inside]
posted by provolot on Feb 14, 2007 - 11 answers

Is dealing with a publisher worth it?

Should I bother with a publisher? How much do nonfiction authors make off a book deal these days? [more inside]
posted by antipasta_explosion on Feb 12, 2007 - 8 answers

How do I print one book?

What is the easiest way to print one (and only one) copy of a book? [more inside]
posted by IshmaelGraves on Jan 15, 2007 - 7 answers

HT buy a letterpress.

I think I'd like to buy a letterpress, but I know nothing about them. Please help. [more inside]
posted by OmieWise on Oct 16, 2006 - 7 answers

What is the meaning of a certain bit of a book's copyright page?

Publishing Filter - what does a particular part of a book's copyright page mean? [more inside]
posted by greycap on Apr 16, 2006 - 7 answers

Recommend some excellent (book or web) letterpress printing resources

I'm fascinated by the intricacies of good old letterpress printing. there are lots of online and book resources re typefaces, but not as many regarding the letterpress printing. I'd love to learn more, but google isn't really helping. Any good books or websites? [more inside]
posted by matteo on Jan 13, 2005 - 9 answers

Crash course in putting togther full color printed book

I have 2 days to put together a full color printed book, consisting of up to 20 double-sided pages that has to look as sweet looking as possible, but I know nothing about printing technology or what can be done. [MI] [more inside]
posted by banished on Nov 23, 2004 - 12 answers

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