Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Addressing a print mismatch, part of Photoshop CS6: Optimal Output.
If you send an image to the printer and you're not happy with the results, the …first order of business is to identify what the problem is, where the …shortcoming is. And there are two general sources of …problems when it comes to a print that doesn't match what you see. …Keep in mind that when it comes to color management, we're not really trying to …get the print to match the monitor. That's what we really want of course, but …it's not how color management works. Rather we're trying to make sure that the …monitor display matches the information contained in the image file and then …we're trying to produce a print that also matches that image file.…
If the two don't match it means that either the monitor display is inaccurate …or the print is inaccurate. In other words, if the monitor display is …not accurate, it means that you've been making adjustments based on an incorrect …view of the image. If the print is not accurate, then it …probably means there's something wrong with your print setting or that you need …
- Getting started with color management
- Early-workflow sharpening
- Output preparation
- When not to sharpen
- Advanced sharpening techniques
- Printing a photo
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printingwith Taz Tally4h 1m Intermediate
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Color Management
2. Early Workflow Sharpening
In-camera sharpening2m 27s
3. Output Preparation
4. Advanced Sharpening Techniques
5. Printing a Photo
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