Intentional Color Corrections Planned for Display in Ambient Light

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flyinglentris
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Re: Intentional Color Corrections Planned for Display in Ambient Light

Barry Twycross wrote:

My colour calibrator has a step for measuring the ambient light, and it makes a different to the profile it produces for the screen.

If I want to make sure the printing house has printed my prints correctly, I have to use the right screen profile for the right ambient light, or I'm thinking the printing house has screwed up again.

From that, I assume you could make a profile which would make a print look like what you wanted in whatever lighting you wanted. However, most people probably expect things to looks suitably weird in weird lighting, so your print which looked correct would then be perceived as very weird. I doubt it's worth trying.

I have not assumed, from the beginning, that any care is currently exercised, except in very rare cases where the problem's appearance mandates a rethinking, either of the original capture or of post capture or print adjustments.

I am looking for examples that may exist and how the problem is treated in those examples.   It's hard to believe that this would be a pilgrim in a new evolution sort of thing.  It must have been addressed before.

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