Lasting Impression

The printed word made more of an impression before lithography laser printers. This is a tribute to the letterpress.

 

The font is Adobe Caslon Pro, with a rich history (the original was used for the first printing of the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution), and one of my favorite CS2 fonts these days. I particularly like its ligatures, such as the "fi" and "ff" you see here.

 

In case you get this far and are wondering what super-duper macro lens I traded my car for, this is a photoshop creation. Look for real printed words here and here if you prefer.

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Taken on October 22, 2005