Sorry for the title, I didn't mean to insult anyone, just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have it, let's talk about color profiles and color management. Without going too deep into color theory or technical specifications, lets just me just say that color profiles are a tool meant to help content creators make sure their audience sees everything the same way they do. This blog will focus on digital cameras and digital images, but the same principles may apply to analog media... continue reading
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I experienced a colour shift/saturation drop in my photographs when I processed them using the noise reduction software, Noiseware. The original images looked fine after converting to JPEG from the RAW files, but there is a significant change in colour/saturation when opening the JPEG/TIFF files in Noiseware. I realised this only after upgrading the Nikon ViewNX software to the newest version of ViewNX 2.Read on to find out how I managed to resolve the issue :)http://www.truphotos.com/2010/10/... continue reading
It is not always easy to find the correct combination of colors for the realization of an illustration, and it is for this that I wanted to signal you some very interesting links to help to choose you the correct combination.Good navigation and good job!http://www.colourlovers.com/http://www.wellstyled.com/tools/http://www.colorblender.com/http://www.easyrgb.com/http://pittura.pbwiki.com/Armonia+dei+Colori continue reading
As a graphic designer for several small magazines, I receive a lot of work from other designers, and it is always surprising to me to find that these designers don't realize what mode their images should be.When images are downloaded from Dreamstime, they are in RGB mode - meaning red, green, blue. This is great for the web. And it allows for smaller file sizes which is great for download times.But when designing for a printed publication, images HAVE to be set to CMYK - cyan, magenta, yellow,... continue reading
Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when do black and white images better solve the visual problem at hand? What moods and emotions do colorselicit?Pre-PhotoShop, manipulating color was limited to the photographer’s skill in using filters or other special effects.... continue reading
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