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Profile FAQ And Instruction Manual
Sunday October 31, 2004
by IR Staff

We have compiled a new and up to date Profile FAQ. If you are ordering a printer profile, please make sure that you read the information contained here. Many of the questions you may have will be answered here. These articles are in PDF format.

Patching and Healing with Martin Evening.
Friday October 22, 2004
by Martin Evening

The third in a series of tutorials, Martin discusses the Healing Brush and Patch Tool. Martin's video tutorial accompanies this PDF and can be uncompressed using WinZip or the Stuffit expander. Published with permission of Focal Press Publishers, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2004. For more information about this book and other Focal Press titles, please visit www.focalpress.com.

Nikon Scanning Workflow
Friday October 15, 2004
by Scott Martin

Scott Martin has deciphered Nikon's workflow technology and brings us this quick guide to achieving great scans. For more information on Scott and his work, please visit www.on-sight.com.

Image Adjustments with Martin Evening.
Friday October 8, 2004
by Martin Evening

The second in a series of tutorials, Martin discusses the Photo Filter and Color Temperature. Martin's video tutorial accompanies this PDF and can be uncompressed using WinZip or the Stuffit expander. Published with permission of Focal Press Publishers, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2004. For more information about this book and other Focal Press titles, please visit www.focalpress.com.

Weekly Chatter:Monitor Recommendation
Wednesday October 6, 2004
by Imaging Revue Experts and Staff

Each and every week, Imaging Revue offers non-members a tantalizing taste of the information available in our forums. Make sure to check out the entire list. This thread contains some great information regarding the Sony Artisan and also touches on the LCD vs. CRT debate. If you are having some trouble with Artisan calibration, there are some helpful comments here. Jon Kulas

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AuthorSubject: Softproof of a profile target?   [Go to Bottom of Page]
Dwight Anderson
Posted on Tue Nov 25, 2003 5:06 PM

Hello

This is a newbie question. I was reading John Paul's article on soft proofing and found it very interesting. To the point I loaded in one of the profile targets and soft proofed it and found a majority of the target was outside the gamut. (I know I must be extremely geeky for doing this...etc. ) It begged the question if the targets for the profiles are outside the gamut then how accurate is the profile made from it? I would imagine to get the most from a printer, that some of the target would/should be outside the gamut, as this is what you are attempting to address with a custom profile. I think. Now I've done it, I've twisted my brain around the color axle...cool article. But is there a standard or reason behind the creation of these targets. ie 30% should be outside, and 70% inside - or visa versa....etc. Just curious and twisted.



Regards,
Dwight


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