Soft proofing


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Soft proofing

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...

Soft proofing
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Soft proofing provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 5: 05 Printing

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Photography
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Lightroom
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