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How to use printer profiles for color fidelity

June 16, 2011 by
Spotlight: Macworld Magazine

Getting your prints to match what you see on your monitor is one of the biggest challenges you'll face when dealing with digital art or photography. This article explains how you can use printer- and paper-specific instructions—called profiles—to achieve more accurate results.

The first step, however, is to understand the different ways in which color is produced by monitors and printers. Once you understand that, the whole "color-matching" problem starts to make a lot more sense... read full story on Macworld.com