Help! Problem with monitor colours

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  1. chips

    chips TPF Noob!

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    Hi,

    Not sure ive posted this in the rite section but here gos...

    Ive jus got a new computer and the colours look a bit weird. I was wondering if there is any way to adjust all monitor settings to a "standard". The reason being that when I edit photos in photoshop I want them to look the same as when I print them off. Does anyone no how I can change brightness, contrast and various colour options to a standard?

    thanks for any help!

    tom
     
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    Photoshop comes with a monitor calibration program. It shows you a series of pictures and tells you what settings to adjust to get the look you want. Then the program creates a profile for your monitor which you set as the default in Photoshop.

    There are also commercial packages that do the whole thing automatically. They start at around $100, if I remember correctly.
     
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    Spyder/Pantone came out with a $100 spyder. It's called ColorVision.

    Retail is $150 but they should have special for $99
     
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    thanks everyone for the advice

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