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LCD Settings

Thefinalmiracle
I browsed and googled quite many sites to find the right settings of Contrast, Brightness and other settings for an LCD monitor. I bought myself a Samsung LCD monitor of 20.5 inches.. but I am still struggling to find the right settings.



Any advices?
18-55mm IS Lens & Canon 70-200 (2.8) Lens / Canon 50mm ...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 11:43:19 AM
Red
If you don't use a special color calibration device to color tune your monitor you will have to eyeball it and your color settings will change as the light in your room changes. I know you know that. It's hard to adjust to a new monitor, they are so much better now then when they first came out. I took me a long time to adjust, I miss a really good CRT. Here is a good page to check for making some adjustments if you just want to use their test images - LCD Monitor Test Images
Posted: 04/14/2011, 11:59:57 AM
Fleyeing
Four utilities I came across : Click for article (scroll down till bottom: Monitor calibration)
Canon 5DMKII, 24-70, 70-200, strobes
Posted: 04/14/2011, 12:36:14 PM
Phakimata
This all depends on under what light you sit.

You can quiet well calibrate your monitor with the utilities your computer already has. Just make sure that whenever you work on photos that you always use the exact same ambient light in that room/office.
Posted: 04/14/2011, 12:50:12 PM
BCritchley
Admin
I bought a pro spyder 3, set mine up for me, brilliant....................
28-300, Canon L 24-70, 50mm prime f/1.4, 2 x Canon 580EX II Flash uni...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 13:40:40 PM
Thefinalmiracle
Thanks everyone!
18-55mm IS Lens & Canon 70-200 (2.8) Lens / Canon 50mm ...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 13:58:54 PM
Moonb007
I own the regular Spyder 3 and love it. Its very easy to set up and makes sure everything looks like it should.
I also use other types of cameras, such as Black and White Silver pr...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 15:24:19 PM
Diavata
I still use the old spider express but it sure was a difference after I calibrated my monitor with it (my monitor was way too dark, but not anymore now)
f2.8...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 16:19:59 PM
Afagundes
You definitely need to calibrate your monitor.
f/4L Canon EF 70-300mm IS/USM f/4-5.6 Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM/Macro ...
Posted: 04/14/2011, 20:21:59 PM
Wisconsinart
I have the Pantone Huey



There are better but it's a great price. Not one rejection ever for off color and similar issues.
Nikon D800, D100, Canon G15
Posted: 04/14/2011, 22:14:45 PM
TMarchev
Need color profile... and default monitor settings:)
Posted: 10/18/2011, 01:33:02 AM
Moonb007
I also have a spyder 3 and love it...works like a charm on my Samsung LCD monitor.
I also use other types of cameras, such as Black and White Silver pr...
Posted: 10/23/2011, 22:38:41 PM