Which Color Space To Use?

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  1. decado

    decado TPF Noob!

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    If I'm going to be doing a lot of photoshopping do I want Adobe (1998), Colormatch RGB, ProPhoto RGB, or sRGB IEC61966-2.1? Also when I change this in the Photoshop raw settings do I also change it in the "Device Profile" dropdown of the "Color Management" settings in windows? What do I want to change the "Viewing Conditions Profile" dropdown to? In my printer settings do I want to change the color matching to "driver matching", "ICM", or "none"? Are there any other settings that I should be changing for accuracy between photoshop, my display, and my printer? (other than a monitor ICC calibration of course)
     
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    Arkanjel Imaging No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Color space will depend on what youre outputing for. If Im going to print then I use ProPhoto (16 bit at least) because it gives me the biggest gamut of color range. If Im looking to post on the net I use sRGB because thats what Flickr converts to.
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    :scratch:

    Check out this information about color spaces:

    Color space - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    sRGB for the net, since Photoshop RGB does NOT convert well to forums resulting in less detail and more contrast than the original.

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