Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Color settings, part of Photoshop CS6 for Photographers Quick Start.
Issues surrounding color management underscore everything we do in Photoshop. …From the standpoint of wanting to make sure that the colors we produce are accurate. …There are many things we can do to help that, such as calibrating our monitor display. …And using the best printer profiles we can find when we're printing our own images. …But there are also some color settings in PhotoShop that have an impact on how we …work from the perspective of color management. …Let's take a look at those settings. I'll go to the Edit menu and then choose …Color Settings, and once I choose that option, the Color Settings dialog will appear.…
Now there are quite a few options here, but actually only need to worry about a …few of them. The first is your working space, there …are a variety of options available here but only 3 that you really need to consider. …Those are sRGB, Adobe RGB, and Pro Photo RGB. …For most photographers, I recommend as a general rule, that you use Adobe RGB. …This is a good wide gamma color space that will ensure you're able to produce …
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
Skill Level Beginner
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1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
4. Basic Adjustments
5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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