I just went through the same learning curve.
Try this site and look for the article on setting color management on
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From: "PAUL GRAHAM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Filmscanners@Halftone. Co. Uk" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 12:09 AM
Subject: filmscanners: which space?
> Hi, on a steep learning curve here with scanning and PS6
> still a bit befuddled by all the colour management issues..
> when I get raw scans from a scanner.. eg Nikon 4000, they don't come in
> 'space', right?
> so should I assign (convert) them to a particular one? isn't that wacking
> the data right off the bat?
> if so, which one are most folks using - Adobe RGB or Ektaspace? or
> (I will be doing high bit m/f scans and outputting to inkjets. RGB only,
> CMYK repro interest)
> seems best to start things off how I mean to carry on, so any advice is