Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting inaccurate prints, part of Lightroom 5: 05 Printing.
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…One of the most common complaints I here from photographers related to…printed images, is that the print appears a little bit too dark.…The first thing that I'd recommend doing in that situation is…double checking the conditions under which you are evaluating that print.…In other words, we're comparing a luminous display or a…monitor display that is literally glowing with white, to an image…that is printed on paper and therefore, depends upon reflected light…in order for us to be able to see that print.…Many photographers with good reason, work in a relatively dark room, for example so…that the color and light in the room does not influence the monitor display.…
And that means they're often evaluating a print in a relatively dark room.…So the first thing is to make sure that you're evaluating a…print under a very bright light source ideally a light source that…has a 5,000 degree Kelvin color temperature, so that there is not…a color influence based on the lighting in the room for example.…But if you still decide that the image looks a little bit too…
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