Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Printer profiles, part of Optimal Output with Photoshop CS6.
In some ways you could say that the entirety of color management revolves …around profiles. When we're working with an image, we want …to view the image on our monitor, for example. …And then send that image to the printer. And profiles are how Photoshop and other …software interprets the actual color values, and translates them so that …they'll appear accurately. This is a particular issue when printing …an image. To produce the most accurate prints, you …need a highly accurate printer profile, and that printer profile, needs to be …specific to the printer, ink and paper combination that you're using to print …the particular image. When you install the drivers for your …printer, that will typically include printer profiles as well.…
Usually profiles for the common papers produced by that same printer manufacturer. …So for example, I have a Epsom Stylus Pro 3880 installed. …And you can see that I have a variety of profiles, for the various papers that …Epson produces for that particular printer. …
- 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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