Saturation loss in pdf - help?

Started Jan 25, 2010 | Discussions thread
lbuclk= Veteran Member • Posts: 4,150
Re: Saturation loss in pdf - help?

Johnny B wrote:

Hi Folks,

I'm struggling with getting my portfolio to have the correct appearance when creating a pdf of it.

I've been creating a Word document with text and images and then converting it to pdf using the printer menu. The images in the pdf are noticeably desaturated, and don't represent the quality that I've spent hours working to achieve.

I've tried starting with images in both Adobe RGB and sRGB and I get the same saturation loss. Any ideas?

BTW, I'm working with a MAC, OSX 10.4.11, Photoshop CS4, Word 2008 .... uhhh I think that covers it. I'm looking at the pdfs in both Preview and Acrobat Pro.

Thanks for any help you can provide.


I have not had that problem, I'm using Acrobat Pro v6, & Word 07. In word, I use the save as button to get to the pdf.also with Word 07, you have to DL the pdf function separate. My personal projects ( were made with Acrobat Pro v6(all of the landscape formats, the two vertical magazines were made with different programs) My colors are accurate.

28 years as a freelancer,(news,magazine, wedding photography) camera equip. over the years: Practica MLT, Canon A1, Minolta 9xi, 7xi, Dimage Z1,Fuji 5200,Canon S2,Pentax K100D,Olympus 380,Canon SX 10 ( )

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III Canon EOS 40D Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD IF Macro Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM +4 more
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