Join Joe Brady for an in-depth discussion in this video The destination of your digital image file, part of Advanced Color Workflows for Photographers.
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…Knowing how and where an image will be used will affect how color profiles and…color spaces are used.…If the image is going to be printed, knowing what type of printing will…be used will help determine color, space and bit depth.…So let's take a look at some of the possibilities.…If the image is destined for…viewing exclusively on the web, then your choice is simple.…You need to prepare a 8bit sRGP file.…While many people denigrate the sRGB space, like it or not,…it is the color space of the web, and also most consumer grade computer monitors.…
In addition, it is also the color space of most commercial photo lab printers.…sRGB is not bad in any way, and we've all lived with it for…years and never complained that our prints don't have enough deep yellow in them.…While it is lacking in depth for…certain colors, we just have to live with it for the time being.…Inkjet printing is another issue.…The color gamut of these printers varies wildly depending on the level of…the printer, the number of inks, and perhaps most importantly the type and…
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