# 2.9: One Perfect Print Exercise

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### Purpose and Description

In this exercise, students retouch one color photograph from the creative camera functions exercise using the adjustments in Camera Raw. The photograph must be approved by your instructor before editing. After properly editing your photograph, make test strips to ensure proper color correction, which must be approved by your instructor before printing the full image. After approval, create one perfect inkjet print. Note that it may take several tries before you make the perfect print.

• Correct exposure and overall brightness
• Details are present in the highlights
• Neutral white balance created
• Color correct image for the environment
• Image contrast adjusted as appropriate for the image
• Dust or imperfections removed with healing brushes
• Files resized and prepared properly for printing
• Two digital files saved as PSD with specified naming convention (i.e., Lastname_Firstname_assignment_01.psd)

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