printing prpblem

Started Jun 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: printing prpblem
In reply to Gord59, Jun 12, 2012

not sure you should...

you should calibrate each to a set standard rather than chase your tail in circles.

I started using monitor calibration a long time ago. Used spyder 2 pro and the several labs I use gimme what I give them, color wise.

I got an xrite thing and calibrated by 5d2's in LR for the most common lighting situations here at the studio. I don't bother for weddings as the lighting can be anything.

When I got my canon 6100 I got a color munki to calibrate as non-canon papers were inconsistent in what I'd get. Now it's no longer an issue. Made a BIG difference.

For whatever reason my 6100 is always printing denser (darker) than what I see on screen. I need to pull the blacks up by 15 points on color images and 30 to 35 on B&W ones. My one lab prints a tad dark (or should I say the blacks block up) on some B&W prints. I've not had this problem using simply canvas.
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