Color Confidence
The Digital Photographer's Guide to Color Management
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: December 2006
Pages: 252

" Color Confidence is one book that nophotographer, especially me, can afford to be without!"
Art Morris, Photographer (

Establishing a successful color management workflow thatproduces predictable results is an important -- yet tricky --undertaking. Most photographers are all too familiar with thefrustration of a print not matching the image on the monitor. InColor Confidence: The Digital Photographer's Guide to ColorManagement, digital imaging expert Tim Grey offers immediateaccess to the crucial information you need to get the color youwant, every time.

Color Confidence is a results-oriented guide to managingcolor effectively across all devices. In his approachable style,Tim Grey demystifies the complicated topics and leads youstep-by-step through each component of a color-managed workflow.Designed for busy photographers, this full-color guide cuts throughthe theory, focusing on the practical information you need to makethe best color decisions from capture to output.

Inside, you'll discover the ins and outs of color management,including how to:

  • Choose, calibrate, and profile your monitor and scanner
  • Configure Photoshop color settings
  • Manage digital camera color with presets and customprofiles
  • Evaluate images and make accurate color adjustments
  • Color-adjust black-and-white images
  • Build custom printer profiles or utilize generic ones
  • Prepare and adjust images for print with soft proofing and thegamut warning
  • Evaluate prints against standard targets
  • Figure out what to do when prints don’t match
  • Produce color-accurate images for the web, e-mail, and digitalslideshows
  • Get familiar with process-specific workflows: (scan to print,digital capture to print, CMYK output, Web, e-mail, and digitalprojection)
  • And more!
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