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Proper Lighting Conditions
Thanks to GTI, this PDF shows some common specifications that are included in the ISO 3664:2000 guidelines.

Thursday December 18, 2003
by GTI Graphic Technology, inc.

A lot of discussion on proper lighting and environmental conditions in the digital darkroom have been discussed. Here is a PDF from GTI, the makers of excellent light boxes. It does provide some information from the ISO 3664:2000 standard.

Weekly Chatter:Need for Correct Exposure in RAW
Wednesday November 26, 2003
by weekly chatter

Each and every week, Imaging Revue offers non-members a tantalizing taste of the information available within our forums. Make sure to check out the entire list!

Soft Proof Tutorial by John Paul Caponigro
Monday November 24, 2003
by John Paul Caponigro

John Paul Caponigro walks the reader through the processes of soft proofing images in Photoshop in this elegant and useful PDF excerpt from his book "Photoshop Master Class". orders placed through John Paul at info@johnpaulcaponigroarts.com receive a free PDF Guide to Getting Good Color.

Weekly Chatter:Photoshop CS - Print with Preview settings
Thursday November 20, 2003
by Imaging Revue Experts and Members

Each and every week, Imaging Revue offers non-members a tantalizing taste of the information available within our forums. Make sure to check out the entire list!

Greg Gorman's B&W; conversion technique
Tuesday November 18, 2003
by Greg Gorman

Greg Gorman shares with the Imaging Revue subscribers, a technique that finally allows him to shoot color and still get the B&W; effect he desires. Designed by his retoucher Rob Carr, this step-by-step tutorial will show you a great new way to not only convert color to B&W; but add color toning as well! Please refer to the forum thread that got this discussion started.

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Color Management/WorkFlow > Hardware and Software > LaCie vs Mitsubishi ?

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AuthorSubject: LaCie vs Mitsubishi ?   [Go to Bottom of Page]
Basil Meddings
Posted on Tue Aug 26, 2003 9:59 PM

For the monitor calibration experts please.

I have been using the ColorVision Spyder and OptiCal on a NEC Multisync FE1250+ for the last year or so. That monitor has reached the end of it's brightness adjustment. So I need to get a new monitor.

I cannot afford the 22" Sony GDM-C520K Artisan model and Sony does not provide Artisan on a 19" model.

So I'm probably going to choose between a Mitsubishi and a LaCie.
The LaCie is a Diamondtron tube i.e. a Mitsubishi tube.
However, some people seem to believe the LaCie monitors are superior to Mitsubishi monitors for color calibration.
Is there any mechanical/electronic/optical differences between the LaCie and Mitsubishi monitors ?

That's the "factual" question.

I also have an opinion-type question.

Is the difference between the new Eye One Display colorimeter and my year-old Spyder and OptiCal enough to justify buying the Eye One Display with whatever new monitor I get ?

All information, opinions and prejudices gratefully received <grin>

Regards,
Basil Meddings


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