Control “Out of Gamut” Colours & Soft Proofing Images for Print

Printing Basics, Soft Proofing and "Out of Gamut" Colours Both your eyes and your computer monitor can see millions of different colours, and while modern high end printers can print an impressive range of colours, they are more limited in what colours they can print compared to what you can see on your monitor. These colours that cannot be printed are called "out of gamut colours" and are outside the range of colours that the printer is capable of reproducing. I had written and made a video about "How to Retain Highlight and…Read more …

How to Retain Highlight and Shadow Details for Print.

How to Use the Targeted Adjustment Tool on the Curves Adjustment Layer, to Get the Widest Tonal Range for Your Prints When you are editing your photographs to be viewed on your computer or to be uploaded onto a server to be see by the world on various devices that have access the internet, from desktop to hand-held then highlight and shadow detail while important is not exactly crucial. Often simply auto-adjusting brightness/exposure is usually good enough for viewing images on a computer monitor, especially since you should upload images optimized for websites…Read more …