"Color Confidence is one book that no photographer,especially me, can afford to be without!" Art Morris, Photographer(www.birdsasart.com)
Establishing a successful color management workflowthat produces predictable results is an important -- yet tricky -- undertaking.Most photographers are all too familiar with the frustration of a print notmatching the image on the monitor. In Color Confidence: The DigitalPhotographer's Guide to Color Management, digital imaging expert Tim Greyoffers immediate access to the crucial information you need to get the color youwant, every time.
Color Confidence is a results-oriented guide tomanaging color effectively across all devices. In his approachable style, TimGrey demystifies the complicated topics and leads you step-by-step through eachcomponent of a color-managed workflow. Designed for busy photographers, thisfull-color guide cuts through the theory, focusing on the practical informationyou need to make the best color decisions from capture tooutput.
Inside, you'll discover the ins and outs of color management,including how to:
Choose, calibrate, and profile yourmonitor and scanner
Configure Photoshop color settings
Manage digitalcamera color with presets and custom profiles
Evaluate images and makeaccurate color adjustments
Color-adjust black-and-white images
Buildcustom printer profiles or utilize generic ones
Prepare and adjust images forprint with soft proofing and the gamut warning
Evaluate prints againststandard targets
Figure out what to do when prints don’tmatch
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 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.