Evaluating a monitor profile


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Evaluating a monitor profile

So the Spyder is done. It's taken all of its measurements. It's created an ICC profile, and it went ahead saved it for me, it's actually showing me where it saved it. It's saving it in the ColorSync folder which is where ICC profiles go on the Mac. On Windows they have a particular location that they go into, but again the software is going to take care of that for you. Another thing that it did earlier was ask me how often would I like to be reminded about re-profiling, and it suggested an interval of two weeks. You may think, wow, profiling every two weeks. Really your monitor can change that quickly.

If you're going to be critical about color, it's not a bad idea to go through this profiling process very regularly and most profiling software can be set up to give you a reminder that it's time to do it again. So what we've got here is a chance to see kind of a before and after thing. This is what it looks like using the new profile, that's what it looked like ...

Evaluating a monitor profile
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Evaluating a monitor profile provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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Photography
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