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How to soft proof an image in LightRoom with CMYK ICC profiles?

I want to print an image from a printing service (Saal Digital) that provides ICC profiles for their different printers, but these ICC profiles are in the CMYK colorspace. Lightroom had the capability ...
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pdf images are RGB, but printer will be printing using CMYK

Most of my images were RAW converted to jpg. I did a book on Costco's website, and the pictures look amazing, but the 60-page landscape-style book (11 x 8-1/2) costs $30 each time it's printed. I ...
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Check colors in CMYK color space in LR

I need to see some areas of my photos into CMYK color model. I could manage to see it only in sRGB in Info Panel. Could you share a way of doing this into Lightroom? May be any plugin will do what I ...
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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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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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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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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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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(0,...
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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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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 such ...
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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 ...
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Are RGB numeric values equal to CMYK percentages?

are RGB numeric values equal to CMYK percentages?