Join Joe Brady for an in-depth discussion in this video Why do we care about color workflow?, part of Advanced Color Workflows for Photographers.
…For anyone dealing with color images that are going to go into print,…color workflow is extremely important.…Simply put, color workflow is a set of standards and…operations put into place to ensure the best possible color reproduction of…images in print and on the web.…Since every device we use when capturing, editing, and…producing color images has its own capabilities and standards of color.…A color workflow allows color to be translated between devices in a way that…maintains the best possible color fidelity as images make their way from capture,…to edit, to final output.…
As we review the basics of putting a digital color workflow in place,…I'd like to think that it's importance has become obvious to everyone.…Unfortunately that doesn't seem to be the case.…The fact that you're watching this course counts you among those who want…the best possible color for their images wherever they are viewed.…As this course is designed to go deeper into the details of an advanced color…workflow, having a basic understanding of what's involved is very helpful.…
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