Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting accurate colors for prints, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Let's have a look at how to create good accurate prints inside of Lightroom. …When you're a photographer, one of the important things is printing. …You want to be able to get good quality prints and Lightroom is capable of doing that. …In fact, the color management is very good and a lot of the color management is under …the hood, so you don't have to mess around with color profiles and stuff like that very much. …So let's have a look at actually creating a print out of Lightroom. …We're just going to look at the basic way to get a color-managed print. …What we're looking at here on the screen in a calibrated preview.…
Now, if you want what you print to match what you see on your screen, you want to make sure …you calibrate your monitor. …Now, you can buy a calibration device such as a MonacoOPTIX or a ColorVision Spyder. …These devices are just a couple hundred dollars and if you want to get accurate prints, they're …vital, because if you're looking at a screen that's not calibrated, there is no way to …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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