― Camera-ready copy – Mechanicals, photographs, illustrations, and art fully ready for reproduction according to the technical requirements of the printing process being used. In today’s world of publishing, this would now refer to a PDF or Postscript file with the material ready for printing. Also called finished art and reproduction copy. ∙ Hard mechanical – Paper and/or acetate made using paste-up techniques. Also called an artboard, board, or paste-up. ∙ Mechanical – [...].