I'm about as certain that I can be that my monitor is color correct and I view my pictures on a LOT of monitors out of curiosity to see how off they are... (I'm actually surprised by how close many are) I've printed a LOT of my images from a number of vendors and I can hold the images right up next to my screen and the colors are almost invariably dead-on or SO damned close that no one besides hyper-anal me would notice. The one thing that tends to be off, however, is brightness... or I would even say luminosity, if there is even a difference. Basically, the picture isn't illuminated from behind, so it's darker. Now if I stick the printed image under a picture lamp, it's pretty much identical to what I see on my screen. SO... The question is this... Is this just a matter of how my eyes perceived something that is actually illuminated by a steady even light source vs. something illuminated by whatever ambient light happens to be in the room? OR do I need to up the brightness on my images by X points before I print them? OR something else I haven't thought of?