Spring 2012

Spring 2012
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Why is my RGB to CMYK conversion causing a “dull” print?

My black & white photobook looks quite dull out of print. I think I am misunderstanding RGB → CMYK conversion. The process for me was RAW to TIFF to Scribus (open source publishing tool) to ...
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Why do printer companies not seem to care about the particular CMYK used by image?

I have been trying out various different printing companies for printing out different things, many indicate that the image/pdf should be provided with an embedded CMYK profile but dont seem to care ...
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Are RGB numeric values equal to CMYK percentages?

are RGB numeric values equal to CMYK percentages?
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Is calibrating a monitor for sRGB and CMYK different?

When I started to manage my photos with lightroom I also got a spyder5 to calibrate my monitors. I got into discussion with a graphics designer and from this I got a question. Calibrating the ...
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Batch change CMYK JPG into YCbCr JPG?

I recently got a bunch of JPG photos but all are looking very strange colour wise – almost like colour negatives! My photo viewing program is saying they are all CMYK format but other ones ...
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How can I use CMYK values to white balance skin?

I recently heard a photographer mention that they: ...adjusted the white balance using the CMYK method I did a bit of searching on this and found different resources claiming to use formulas ...
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Is CMYK less blue than sRGB?

When comparing the sRGB and CMYK color spaces, the sRGB color space encompasses much more blue than the CMYK does. Open Photoshop using sRGB as the color space. Fill the entire image with blue (rgb(...
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What is the proper way to convert digital picture from the RGB to CMYK so a print-shop can use that file in a color flyer, or magazine, etc?

What is the proper way to convert a digital picture file, out of a digital camera, from the RGB to CMYK so a print-shop can use that file in a color flyer, pamphlet, business card, magazine, etc? (...
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Do photography labs use RGB or CMYK for photo print processing?

When you send photographs from your camera to the photo-lab to get some prints, it is OK to send them as JPEG files with the RGB color system that the camera assigns to them by default. When you send ...
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RGB to CMYK in Photoshop without ICC?

Is it possible to convert an RGB image to CMYK without an ICC profile?
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Is there a lossless sRGB to CMYK conversion?

In my quest to print large images, I discovered that most such places, as opposed to photo labs, only accept CMYK images. While I consider myself an image processing expert, I realize there is a ...