Understanding monitor/printer profiles?

Started Nov 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Hugowolf
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Re: Brian, I agree
In reply to Jeff Peterman, Nov 20, 2012

Jeff Peterman wrote:

There's the theory, which says to keep all the colors all the way,

It isn’t just a theory, it is widely practiced too

and the practical side which is that the workflow is much easier if you discard the extra bits once you have an image that you like.

I think Bob has been arguing for condensing the working space from the start, not part way thorough; and that (I think) is a different arguement.

So why a wide gamut for part of the processing and a small one for the rest – apart from possibly forgetting to convert to the required output space or profile before posting, printing, projecting, or uploading for outsourcing – is it not just a convenience rather than good workflow?

Brian A

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