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Monitor calibration is for standardized color rendering among displays (nominally 6500K) or between displays and prints (typically 5000K). For any single outdoor location, skylight correlated color temperature varies widely by time of day, weather and season. Those relatively short term fluctuations (e.g. between 4000K and over 10000K) are provoked mostly ...


I asked Dan to answer your questions. Here is what he wrote: "Anything prepared with color fidelity in mind is best viewed in a graphic arts viewing booth or, if none is available, sunlight or equivalent. That said, one shouldn't take a product printed on an offset press too seriously as there will be unavoidable slight variation between copies. The poster ...


Color temperature refers to the color a hot body appears, see for a complete description, but briefly, the sun seen through more atmosphere (sunrise/set, higher latitudes) looks redder, which is often called "warmer", but would be closer to the cooler 5,000 K setting. On oxyacetylene torch, by comparison, is ...


I used the Adobe Color Printing Utility. The print dialog on my computer looks like so:


The workaround I use is assigning ProPhoto profile to the target and temporary assignment of the same profile as printer profile. In that case colour management does nothing.


Look at the slice featute in save for web and save it as a set of tiles of reasonable size.


Don't use "save for web", just use "save as" -> "jpeg" instead. You can save it at any size you want then.


"Save for web and devices..." is all about file size management. It's hard to argue that a 45MP image (2:3 aspect ratio with the long side at 8191) is slightly too small for a web page (yet, at least). And convenience, I suppose, since it offers one-stop shopping for a bunch of things that would otherwise be separate menu options. You can use Image‚ÜíMode... ...

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