Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Soft proofing for print, part of Photoshop CS6: Optimal Output.
One of the biggest challenges of color management is dealing with the fact that …or monitor and our printer are capable of producing different ranges of colors. …Generally speaking, we can produce more luminous and often more saturated colors …on our monitors. Than we're able to produce in print. …And of course the actual result in the printer depends on the specific printer, …ink, and paper combination we're using. Generally speaking, matte papers, for …example, will have lower contrast and lower saturation compared to glossy papers.…
You can use the soft proofing feature in Photoshop both to get a better sense of …how the image will look in print. To make a decision about which papers …might be best suited to an image. And also to troubleshoot issues if the …print doesn't quite match what you see on your display. …Before we turn on soft proofing, we need to configure the settings. …So we'll go to the view menu, and then choose Proof Set Up followed by Custom. …That will bring up the Customized Proof Condition dialog and here we can …
- 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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