Join Taz Tally for an in-depth discussion in this video Set up and use soft proofing, part of Customize Photoshop: A Practical Approach.
- [Voiceover] Alright, for those of you…who are still with me, man, I'm impressed.…When what we're going to cover now is something…that I think you're really going to appreciate.…And particularly if you send your images out…to be printed on other kinds of paper and stocks…that you don't have to in-house yourself.…And particular if you're printed on uncoated paper.…And I know you've had this experience…where something's looked brilliant on screen…and you send it out to somewhere else…and the contrast is way down,…the colors have lost all their punch,…and you just want to cry.…Alright, and you had no idea.…
Well, using what we call soft-proofing,…and that is setting up your image…so you can view it on screen…to get some idea of what it's going to look like…when it actually goes out to print…on a particular device.…You can use your color profiles…that we've been talking about…to actually get a simulated effect looking on screen.…Now, first, we're going to come back up here…to our Edit and we're going to go to our Color Settings.…
But if you're like many people, you're so busy using Photoshop that you don't have time to customize it. That's where this course comes in. Photographer and educator Taz Tally presents a practical approach to customizing Photoshop. Set aside a few minutes each day, watch a chapter, and work its insights into your Photoshop routine to help you work faster and smarter, allowing you to devote more time to your creative endeavors. By the end of the course, you'll be on your way to transforming your Photoshop experience—and you won't have missed any deadlines.
- Creating custom workspaces
- Building your own keyboard shortcuts
- Customizing views, tools, and options
- Adjusting import and export options
- Customizing panels: Layers, Adjustments, Histogram, and more
- Managing and synchronizing color settings
- Setting up soft and hard proofing
- Customizing print settings
- Creating Photoshop actions
- Using the Image Processor and actions together to automate exports