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Certification Matters

Posted by Ray Weiss on 10/16/19 9:45 AM

Certification from an outside party is a differentiator for any business, setting you apart from the competition. It’s proof that a skillset has been mastered, further validated by an external review or assessment. The Oxford dictionary defines “certified” as “officially recognized as possessing certain qualifications or meeting certain standards.” In the print buying world, an SGIA Digital Color Professional certification means consistent, predictable and repeatable color matters to you.

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Topics: Color Management Boot Camp, Color Management, SGIA Workshops, SGIA Digital Color Professional Certification

My Color Management Journey

Posted by Mary Song on 8/7/19 7:08 AM

My introduction to color management was through a class I took in college. I was an art major with a concentration in photography, continually frustrated and disappointed in the quality and color output of our local print shops. In 2010, during my junior year, my school offered a one-time elective called Advanced Digital Output with Professor Tony Caltabiano. I began to learn about color management, digital printing and how different print facilities handled their color and quality.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Color Management Boot Camp, Color Management, Digital Color Professional Certification

Color Management Training Makes Its Australian Debut

Posted by Ray Weiss on 5/2/19 4:16 PM

Two years ago, SGIA President and CEO Ford Bowers asked if I was willing to travel to Australia. “Sure, why not?” I replied, having no idea of the adventure that awaited me.

It had all started with Ford and SGIAA President, Nigel Davies discussing ways to revitalize SGIAA’s membership. Ford’s first suggestion was color management training and certification, which is where I entered the picture.

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Topics: Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Digital Textile Printing, Color Management Boot Camp, Color Management, Education, Workflow

Who Cares About Color Management Certification?

Posted by Ray Weiss on 5/23/18 8:34 AM

May 23, 2018

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Topics: SGIA, Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Color Management Boot Camp, Color Management