Join Joe Brady for an in-depth discussion in this video Summarizing the benefits of an advanced color workflow, part of Advanced Color Workflows for Photographers.
…So, let's summarize what we've seen in this course.…Keep in mind that your images take a journey, from capture to edit to output,…and each step takes away some information.…Fortunately raw files have a lot more information than…any current technology can produce, so you have some latitude here.…Once your image is in software, your monitor comes into play.…The monitor is both a great help, and can also be a great hindrance.…Any monitor needs to be calibrated and…profiled to display color to the best of its ability.…
But not all monitors are created equal.…There's a reason similar looking monitors might have prices $1,000 apart.…Forget the specifications.…This is one area you get what you pay for.…For serious fine art and…commercial printing, having an accurate and, preferably, custom paper profile for…your printer, will give you the best possible conversion from the image's color…space into the printer-paper combination's destination space.…Since, in many cases the image you are editing has a greater color gamut than…
In this course, Joe Brady builds on his Color Management Fundamentals course, focusing on color-management issues of specific interest to photographers. After a review of digital-color concepts, the course explores creating color profiles for each device in the digital photography workflow, from monitor to printer, to camera. Joe demonstrates the tools and techniques behind color profiling, even covering tablets—ideal for photographers using iPads or Android tablets as wireless remote controls.
- What gear can and should be profiled?
- Comparing color spaces
- Choosing a monitor
- Profiling your monitor
- Paper-profiling devices
- Profiling iOS and Android devices
- Soft proofing