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For printer ICC color profiles, what is the reference? Is it Adobe RGB/sRGB or something else?

Let's say I have calibrated my monitor for AdobeRGB. Then I download the ICC color profile from a printing lab and I apply that to an image I am viewing, then I expect the image to look exactly like ...
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Why are source colors out-of-gamut in generated custom ICC printer profile?

Thank you for your potential interest, I hope someone can please help me. Apologies in advance for the long post. TL;DR : why are source colors that are known to be printable excluded from the ...
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Would spectral responses of camera pixels be more "raw", more compact and superior to ICC/DCP camera color profiles? If not, why not?

Background: I'm trying to understand the function of camera color profiles (for raw output) in terms of the hardware. I have found lots of web sites that explain the function of camera profiles from a ...
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How do I ensure that the colours printed more closely align with Relative Intent in Lightroom?

I am in the process of preparing photos for a photobook to be printed with a volume commercial printer (zno.com). I have calibrated my screen, and have received ICC profiles for my printer, and am ...
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Differences between DCP and ICC profiles?

I am trying to understand what is the best colour profile that I can generate from a ColorChecker for calibrating my camera. I always used ICC colour profile standard but now I saw also DCP colour ...
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GIMP's color profile options on file opening and on export

GIMP's operations with color profiles seem hard to grasp. I've studied a question describing experience similar to mine here: GIMP. TIFF. Color profile sRGB IEC61966-2.1 and embedded color profile ...
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Create ICC Profile for Negative film

Hello i am looking for simple way to scan film negatives in a reproducable manner. I want to be able to judge and compare my exposures across films.I own an Epson v550 and after fiddeling around with ...
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What Conversion Engine works best in Photoshop? ACE or ICM

Adobe ACE v Microsoft ICM: Bakeoff Adobe's Windows Photoshop offers two conversion engines for converting colors. These are used when converting between different RGB colorspaces as well as doing ...
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Why is the contrast calculated in i1Profiler so low?

I just received a Dell S3221QS 32" Monitor with a VA panel. I used i1 Display Pro and i1Profiler 3.x to calibrate the monitor. At the end the calculated contrast ratio is just 256:1, which is ...
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Effect of assigning an ICC color profile at different stages

What is the difference between applying/assigning an ICC color profile to an image for color correction During opening and processing the raw image in some studio software (e.g. Lightroom, CaptureOne)...
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Converting from sRGB to ProPhoto & vice versa on Photoshop (with a 120% sRGB screen)

This is just academic: I want to find a cyclical way to convert from sRGB to ProPhoto and vice-versa on Photoshop. I notice that no matter that the images from Is Your Browser Color-Managed? looks ...
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Profiling a scanner: What does the Media White Point stand for in an ICC profile?

I want to profile my scanner using an IT8.7/2 chart. Analyzing the ICC profile I generated it shows that the Media White Point is close to D65 illuminant (6501K). What does this mean? Does it mean ...
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ICC Calibration (Profile) for more bright black on LED screen

I have an IPS LED screen and I don't like its black because it is very dark. I know it's a bit strange (is it?) but I want the black to be more bright (that means grey) without white becoming darker. ...
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Different colors in LR/PS and web

I have a problem with color profiles I guess... So my Lightroom and Photoshop are both set to ProPhoto RGB. I start with editing in LR first and then export to PS - so far so good - all colors look ...
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The proper use of RezChecker color

I am not sure how much my question is relavent to this forum but I guess it must be the right place. Basically my question to you is, if you have any prior knowledge about color checkers and color ...
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Can I use “sRGB mode” or a manufacturer's ICC-profile as a poor substitute for hardware calibration?

I have no colourimeter to perform hardware calibration, but while editing some pictures I still would like to be able to get the colours appear at least slightly truthful. I know that every monitor ...
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Can I get the Temperature from the colors matrices or the chromatic adaptation provided in the ICC Profile (meta-data) of a picture?

I would like to get the temperature of a picture already taken to determine the kind of white-balance has been used. I can only access the ICC profile. I wanted to know if it's possible to use Red/...
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Same sRGB image different colors in Lightroom, Windows, Web and Android

recently I've started having troubles with my image colors. The same image (sRGB) looks different in Lightroom, Windows, and Android. I import my photos that were shot on Fujifilm X-T3 in raw (.RAF) ...
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Is there a reason not to remove colour profiles from images on the web?

I have started using Jeffrey Friedl's lightroom plugin for publishing to Flickr in conjunction with the metadata wrangler which offers an option to remove the ICC color profile. However there is a ...
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I made a profile with Colorchecker Camera Calibration software. How to import the .icm file for use in Camera Raw?

I used the Colorchecker Camera Calibration software with a TIFF photo of the Colorchecker I did with my camera. This software detected the Colorchecker successfully and produced a .icm file as output. ...
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How to embed ICC profile in DNG so darktable will use it?

I am experimenting with linear raw DNG and ICC profiles with Darktable. The DNG files are the result of scans using VueScan. I can add the scanner's ICC profile to the DNG. But when I open it in ...
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Why are image colors inconsistent in different applications after monitor calibration?

I have calibrated my monitor using a colorimenter, however I found out that the colors appear different in different applications. I have created two test images and opened them in several ...
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Why would a photo's meta data show a date years earlier than when it was taken? [duplicate]

Why would the metadata show a date of 1998 if it was taken in 2018? ...
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Location Of Canon Paper ICC Profiles On Mac El-Capitan

I've just set up a new iMac and have installed the driver for my Canon Pixma Pro 100 printer. It seems that Canon no longer offers a separate download of their ICC paper profiles, but that they are ...
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What Canon printer profiles apply the least amount of ink?

I am currently working on a photo zine (I plan on producing ~5 of them) that has about 16 pages, which I'm trying to print on my Canon Pro-100. Because it is going to be in book form, I have to print ...
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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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How to modify ICC profile values?

I want to be able to identify that Image x and Image y are the same. Assume someone who wants to mess with the metadata does not know the existence of the ICC profile section - how do i arbitrarily ...
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ICC version predates ICC datetime [duplicate]

On my photo, the ICC version is 2.0, however the ICC datetime is 2009. Does this mean the device can not predate 2009, and that the photo must have been taken after 2009?
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How to process images to emulate mismatched color profiles?

I have been trying to emulate a saturation effect that occurs when I do the following in Photoshop: Select the Export As dialog and choosing JPEG without ...
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Different visualisation of color between iPhone and Windows 10 (laptop) [duplicate]

I've just started editing pictures on my Windows 10 Laptop (Asus) with Lightroom. Unfortunately when I upload the picture to my iPhone 8 the colors look different. It's such a pity because the overall ...
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Are these versions of sRGB v2 the same?

I have seen references to two versions of sRGB v2 IEC 6 1966-2-1, for example here ICC.1: 2001-04, for example here Are these the same, or different? They come from 2 different organizations (IEC=...
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What are some use cases of warm-tone inkjet paper?

I'm looking into various inkjet papers to experiment with and see some options for warm-tone inkjet paper. While this tickles my darkroom fancy - I don't understand it's purpose in inkjet printing. ...
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How to embed two ICC profiles in an image?

Current task requires to embed input ICC profile as well as output (display) ICC profile such as Adobe RGB in an image. I tried to find a way to do this, for example, with exiftool in vain because the ...
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Color management (via ColorMunki and Filex lamp), but monitor is bluer than prints

I’m trying to implement monitor/print color management, but it’s not quite working. In short, to get a monitor-to-print match with a D50 white point for my monitor, I need to use a 6500K (vs. 5000K) ...
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What are the benefits of profiling a factory-calibrated AdobeRGB monitor?

Suppose I have a high-end monitor that supports AdobeRGB natively and is calibrated at the factory. Assume that I just got the monitor and that factory calibration is spot on. Do I still need ...
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Hardware options for canvas printer calibration

I am looking for hardware for calibration of canvas prints. There are many solutions for monitors (as Datacolor Spyder, X-Rite i1 Display Pro, X-Rite ColorMunki) and paper printers (as Datacolor ...
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Why is it difficult to find camera color profiles?

I'm trying to understand color profiles by reading this answer, and it seems to me that it's very useful to have a color profile for all my devices (camera, computer screen, printer). Most raw ...
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Colour Workflow A - Z

I've been researching this for months. I think I'm closer, but still not quite there. So, the basic question - have I got this right? I shoot with a Nikon D5500, shooting 14-bit RAW NEF, Picture ...
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Create ICC profile - how many color samples?

I recently did some sample prints with my new photo printer and some photo paper. I didn't like the results, apparently I need to calibrate it. I haven't been able to find any ICC profiles for that ...