Guest Post & Photo by Stephan Bollinger – Circle Stephan on Google+ COLOR IS NOT EQUAL COLOR If you’re a graphic designer, then this post will be (or at least should be!) cold coffee for you. If however you are one of the million happy-snappers out there, who just open the odd photo in photoshop […]

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Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter Above: A representation of a printed image with print data from the worksheet described in this article. In the previous four parts of this series here at Photofocus, I covered calibrating and profiling, how to use standard test images effectively (especially when viewing images on monitors), […]

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Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter Above: A test image inside the Print dialog box in Photoshop CS5. Below that is the same test image after making a print and moving it over for print testing (note the change in the numbers next to the words “Center Image.”) In the previous three […]

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Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter As I mentioned in my last post here on Photofocus.com, one of the most common questions I’m asked by photographers is “Why don’t my prints match my monitor?” In this article I will cover the importance of calibrating and profiling, and how to use standard test […]

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By Nicole Young As a stock photographer, it’s important that I do my very best to make sure my images are properly edited and color corrected. One tool I use to help me with this process is a monitor calibration device. Calibration is important to me because if I did NOT calibrate my monitor then […]

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Many photographers have trouble matching the color on their screen with the color they get from their printers. But there is a fix that cost less than $20 that I would think everyone CAN afford. Control the ambient light in your computer room. If you use overhead lighting, or your monitor sits in direct sunlight, […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne Many photographers have trouble matching the color on their screen with the color they get from their printers. And not everyone can afford the tools to solve this problem. But there is a fix that cost less than $20 that I would think everyone CAN afford. Control the ambient light in […]

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