Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Soft proofing, part of Lightroom 5: 05 Printing.
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…Needless to say, when you print an image…in light room you want that printed output to…be as close to a perfect match as possible to what you see on your monitor display.…Of course we have to take into account that a monitor versus…a print, represents a very different experience in terms of viewing an image.…The monitor is literally glowing with light,…whereas the print depends upon reflected light.…That said, we do want to get a print as…close as possible to what we're seeing on the display.…
In many cases, if the print is not a perfect the match,…the problem is that that print is a little bit too dark.…I'll scroll down to the bottom of the…right panel, in the print module for example.…And you'll see that we have a print adjustment option that…allows us to adjust the brightness and contrast of that printed output.…But what about a situation where color is your primary issue?…Well for that we'll turn to soft proofing.…Soft proofing is an option that allows us to get a preview of what the…printed image looks like, so that we get a better sense of what to expect.…
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