This is the final proof of a graphic before it is printed. At 1st World Library, Match Prints are used when producing the book cover. It is evaluated by the graphic artist in order to verify that the colors are identical with those in the original artwork.
contact-frame produced material used for proofing four-color art, negatives and imposed flats. The colors generated by this process will most closely resemble the final printed product. This proof can be used for color guidance at press side.
Match prints are composite photographs of color separations made by exposing film through the four negatives of the separation. Match prints represent the best pre-press method of verifying the trueness of color separations. Their use incurs an additional expense of $10 - $25 per print.