Editor's Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you. You have great photos coming in, now let’s get great photos coming out! In Part 1: Uncomplicating Color, we explored the concept of Color Management. In Part 2: Getting it Right in the Camera, we learned about the right choices to make with your camera for accurate colors. Now, in Part 3, we will cover how to get your beautiful photos out of your system as beautiful prints. A note, with my photography, I … [Read more...] about The Color Calibrated Workflow, Part 3: From Digital Darkroom to Printed Piece
(Editor's Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you.) For years, I was uncertain of how to approach monitor calibration. I was trusting of my iMac 5K's screen, and knew that it got me (what I thought were) pretty good results. But after reading more and more about the benefits of calibration, I decided to bite the bullet, going with the Datacolor Spyder5ELITE+. Special Deals on Datacolor Spyder Elite Why I Chose to Calibrate As I've developed as a … [Read more...] about How I Calibrated My Monitor for the First Time
Editor's Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you. Special Deals on Datacolor Spyder Elite A photographer walks into a bar... A couple of art directors are chatting over their beverages. The photographer, sitting nearby overhears their conversation. One of them says "Did you see those pictures we got yesterday? They were all dark." The other art director replies "Not a problem. I just made my monitor brighter..." The photographer shakes his head in sadness. … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Color Calibration
My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn't or couldn't calibrate! At first, I couldn't tell if it was the calibration tool I was using, or the monitor itself! Monitor Calibration Now color calibration is super important-- it makes it simple for you to edit your images on your machine and basically have it be seen on other color calibrated devices they way that you intended it to. There's a standard called sRGB that was developed to help a … [Read more...] about Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!