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Unfortunately color calibration is a bit of a complicated field. For best results, you will want to use a color calibration device such as a Spyder or Colormunki. These devices are somewhat pricy, but a very necessary step for getting solid color accuracy. Software that comes with the color calibration units will display various colors on your display and ...


You should buy a calibrator(x-rite or spyder are the two main brands that come to mind) and do the calibration yourself. Having it calibrated there won't necessarily do you much good. For a proper calibration you should do it right about as you want to edit those photos. And that's only after you have had your screen on for about 15-20 minutes. That's ...


Basically when calibrating the monitor I have no technical knowledge of what exactly is happening, so can you please explain the process in simple terms? Let me give you part of the answer now and before I start, just know that I'm anthropomorphising a bit to explain it simply. Also, I spell Colour as Color because my iPad speaks American English and ...


I don't know if you solved your problem, so I thought I would share what helped me. ICC Profile Version 4 is the default version for the X-Rite profiles. Unfortunately, it is not supported by all applications. This drove me crazy for a while because images that looked great in PS and Lightroom looked terrible in most other applications. Once I started ...

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