Can anyone suggest a paper similar to mass-produced movie posters?

I’m looking to print posters similar to the mass-produced movie posters. Is there a place online that sells 13″x19″ or 11″x17″ or similar sized paper that I can use for printing posters? I can’t seem to find any info on the subject. Answer The definition you are looking for is ‘coated stock’. This is regular … Read more

Evening lighting on (badly) photographed archive documents

I’m going slightly mad trying to ‘restore’ 19th-century maps that were photographed in less-than-ideal lighting conditions. Even before getting to the stain/tear repair, I have to ensure that I have an even paper base to work from, but I can’t seem to make it past this point without losing a massive amount of detail. This … Read more

How do magazines and newspapers allocate ad space to perfectly fill each issue?

Magazines and newspapers have ads of different sizes and different issues of the same publication don’t always have the exact same template each issue, so I assume they layout the different sections according to the advertisement requests and content for each issue. My question is, how do they arrange it so they all fit in … Read more