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Electrical Spotlight: Tips for a Day/Night Backlit

Electrical Spotlight: Tips for a Day/Night Backlit

Author: Lindsay Merwald/Wednesday, June 1, 2016/Categories: Industry News - Graphic

(Quoted from Duane Fast and Sign & Digital Graphics. Full article here.)
In general, backlit images are meant to be viewed only when a light source is behind the image. Occasionally however, you may need to create a backlit image that can be viewed when face-lit with natural light in the daytime, and also at night when the image is illuminated from behind. The problem is that a print that looks good when backlit needs to have a heavy ink load. It needs to be dark and dense to compensate for strong backlighting. But that same print will look terrible in a front-lit application. Here are some tips to get around the problem.

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