Serious Editing on a MacBookPro

Started Jun 23, 2011 | Discussions thread
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graybalanced Veteran Member • Posts: 4,851
Re: Am I the only person

ADunham wrote:

BUT, I am not a professional, just someone who wants decent pictures of the kids and a decent chance of editing so that prints from MPix, WHCC and the like will come out looking like the screen.

If it helps, while MacBook Pro screens cannot compared to a desktop, MacBook Pros and their screens are good enough for the pros. Here's a writeup of MacBook Pro screens from a pro point of view. The article's getting old, but the screen type hasn't changed much since then.
http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/multi_page.asp?cid=7-10041-10146

Perhaps "serious" was the wrong word to use, as "accurate" is more what I'm after.

A MacBook Pro screen will be accurate if properly calibrated as described in the article above. However, it won't cover as many colors as a desktop monitor, and it might not be as precise. But you can get good work done on it until you can save up for a nice monitor to plug into it.

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