How to Use a soft proof to visualize the print Photoshop CS6


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Using a soft proof to visualize the print

For me there's something amazing about creating a good photographic print. It's almost like you're finishing off the photograph. And in order to create a good print, one of the things that you typically need to do is to create what's called a Soft Proof Preview. This preview allows you to simulate how this image that you're viewing on your monitor will actually appear after it's gone through the whole printing process. So let's take a look at how we can work with the Soft Proof Preview and also how we can make any needed adjustments to our photograph in order to ensure that it looks its best.

Let's navigate to our View pulldown menu and then go to Proof Setup and choose Custom. This will open up the Custom Proof dialog. Here we can choose to simulate a particular device and paper type. I'm going to be printing to my Epson 3880, so I'll go ahead and click on this pulldown menu and I can choose different paper types. For example, let's choose th...

Using a soft proof to visualize the print
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Using a soft proof to visualize the print provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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