Photography: Introduction to Soft Proofing for Photoshop


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Understanding soft proofing

I have got my monitor profile installed, I have got my printer profiles installed, I have got lot of them because I just downloaded every Epson printer profile that I could find, but my screen doesn't really look any different. As I mentioned before, simply installing a monitor profile and a printer profile doesn't mean that suddenly Photoshop will be showing you what things are going to look like on paper. You have to go through an explicit soft proofing step. In other words, I'm generating an electronic proof of what the whole system thinks my final image is going to look like.

So you saw this image before. And what I need to do now is tell Photoshop that I want to see what this is going to look like when printed on a very particular piece of paper in a very particular way. To do that, I go up here to the View menu. And you'll see a few different things. Everything in this upper section up here is related to color management, color matching, and soft proofing. I want to go to Pro...

Understanding soft proofing
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Understanding soft proofing 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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Photoshop
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