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 no photographer,especially me, can afford to be without!"
Art Morris, Photographer(

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)
  • And more!
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