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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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AuthorSubject: Profile making without existing target   [Go to Bottom of Page]
Vjeran Andrasic
Posted on Thu Aug 28, 2003 8:31 PM

Imagine a printer which doesnt want to provide a profile. They also dont really want to print CMYK target. All they give me is thir setting EurostandardCoated Inks, Dot Gain approx 20%, Total Ink 320, Black Gen 90%.
But printed colors are severely off. Their Magenta and Cyan are significantly different to what is defined in Eurostandard coated inks (visually and with measurement device I can say that those inks printer is using are much more saturated).
If it was my call I would change the printer, but in this case it isnt my call, so Im stuck with them.
(Many of us have seen this kind of scenario)


I wanted to ask if it is possible to take their control strip bar (from each printed sheet) and make custom target out of it and then use it to make a standard ICC profile?
If yes, how?

Im ready to invest quite some time and effort into manual measurements and averaging of single patches in order to get accurate printed colors.

Vjeran


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