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Re: filmscanners: Printing: Settings, calibration & whatever

Blues do tend to come out a bit darker but I generally get an overall good
match to screen with vibrant colours. I use Adobe 1998 on a PC. Assuming
your using a PC, Ian Lyons has a good guide see:


basically assuming you have photoshop colour management set up correctly
download and install the ICC media profile. This is a direct link to the PC


then I print using Photoshop using source space set to "document" and Print
space set to "Epson Stylus 1270 <paper type>"  and intent "perceptual". I
set the printer driver mode to "custom" and select "advanced settings" and
select "no colour adjustment". I also set the "media type" as appropriate
but I don't think it matters when using no colour adjustment.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Norman Unsworth" <unsworth_norman@aclink.org>
To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 2:19 PM
Subject: filmscanners: Printing: Settings, calibration & whatever

> I've gotten a lot of very helpful information here that has allowed me to
> develop the quality of both my scans (mostly using Vuescan on my Minolta
> Scan Dual II) and the editing / adjusting of those scans in Photoshop 6.
> biggest problem I have is getting something to come out of my printer that
> even vaguely resembles what I see on screen. I've calibrated my monitor
> using the Adobe utility but get prints that are consistently, sometimes
> significantly flat, especially in the blue range, but generally overall.
> Admittedly, I have an older, 1440 dpi Epson and lust for a new 1270 but I
> know I must be missing something.
> I've been using the Adobe RGB colorspace both from Vuescan and in
> Photoshop - I don't pretend to know what is 'best' here' since I'm
> satisfied with what I'm producing on screen and for the web. I've printed
> both Kodak and Epson high gloss, photo quality paper with the
> paper / print quality settings in my printer software.
> I'd appreciate any suggestions / recommendations for getting print results
> that more closely resemble what I see on the monitor.
> Norman Unsworth


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