Many photographers know how to calibrate their displays so colors are reasonably accurate on-screen. Then, when we order prints from a place like BayPhoto or WHCC, they pretty much look like we expect. But recently I bought a printer so I could do some of my own, and this led me to “printer profiles”, which I then had to figure out.Continue reading “ICC printer profiles: how does that work, exactly?”
I have photos on a couple of “Print On Demand” sites. Every so often, one of those forums lights up with a thread about Adobe RGB versus sRGB. Which one should I use? Don’t photos look better in Adobe color space? Why don’t my images look the same on this site as they do on my computer?
Hooooo boy. The real answers to these questions are… complicated.
Continue reading “Color Spaces and POD sites: a gamut of confusion”