"Color Confidenceis one book that no photographer, especially me, can afford to be without!" Art Morris, Photographer (www.birdsasart.com)
Establishing a successful color management workflow that produces predictable results is an important -- yet tricky -- undertaking. Most photographers are all too familiar with the frustration of a print not matching the image on the monitor. In Color Confidence: The Digital Photographer's Guide to Color Management, digital imaging expert Tim Grey offers immediate access to the crucial information you need to get the color you want, every time.
Color Confidence is a results-oriented guide to managing color effectively across all devices. In his approachable style, Tim Grey demystifies the complicated topics and leads you step-by-step through each component of a color-managed workflow. Designed for busy photographers, this full-color guide cuts through the theory, focusing on the practical information you need to make the 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 custom profiles
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 the gamut 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 digital slideshows
Get familiar with process-specific workflows: (scan to print, digital capture to print, CMYK output, Web, e-mail, and digital projection)
Tim Grey is a prolific writer and lecturer on digital photography. Tim is a popular speaker at various seminars and trade shows. He is the author and co-author of several books related to digital photography, including the Tim Grey guides, published by Sybex/Wiley. In his "Digital Darkroom Questions" (DDQ) email service, he answers questions from photography enthusiasts and pros. He's also written hundreds of magazine articles for publications such as Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro and PC Photo, and is a member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors. In 2007, he launched his own four-color quarterly photography magazine, DDQ (Digital Darkroom Quarterly). Tim is a reliable, diligent writer known for his work ethic.