Age old digital camera question: SRGB or Adobe RGB

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Greg lamont OP Regular Member • Posts: 247
Re: Is your monitor calibrated and profiled?

Simon Garrett wrote:

Is your monitor calibrated and profiled? I mean with a hardware colorimiter like a ColorMunki or Spyder.

If not: ALWAYS use sRGB, or you are virtually certain to get false colour.

If - and only if - your monitor is hardware calibrated and profiled, and you use only colour-managed software, then you might consider Adobe RGB for the reasons others have said. Better still: use raw.

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Simon

My Monitor is not calibrated, it is a 4 year old iMac.

The display in preferences says iMac calibrated.
There are other options,  ANY SUGGESTIONS that I need to change.

Thanks

Greg

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