The language of printing
Definitions depend on cont3ext, to some extent.
Proof is either one of a variety of prints submitted to a client for the client to choose which image to get a final print of.
OR, a proof is a print that is carefully made, color balanced, retouched, etc., to show a client what the final approved version is going to look like.
|Black on White by RaVN11|
|Hummingbird and Bee by dibilio57|
from A Big Year - birds
|xheneta iseni _for DPReview by Mike Slade|
from - My Fair Lady - (Portraits in Full Colours Only + A Border)