[argyllcms] Re: Confused with PS, softproofing and monitor profile intents

  • From: Roger Breton <graxx@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:32:01 -0400

Danke shoën fur der link -- das ist eine shoën document ;-)

/ Roger

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On Behalf Of Claas Bickeböller
Sent: November-06-10 11:23 AM
To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [argyllcms] Re: Confused with PS, softproofing and monitor profile
intents

Hi Vallo,

in addition to Klaus' answer.
Maybe the lecture of our Softproofing Handbook gives additional valuable
input.
http://forschung.fogra.org/index.php?menuid=62&reporeid=122&getlang=en

Best regards

Claas

P.S. Feedback is welcome

Am 06.11.2010 um 12:18 schrieb Vallo Kallaste:

> Hi
> 
> Firstly i'm amused by the fact that Xrite profiling software which 
> comes with Colormunki, creates RGB-TRC (gamma) based profile with 
> Perceptual intent. As far as I understand it's nonsense, because this 
> is what cLUT profiles are for. Next I tried to think what happens when 
> softproofing for printing in Photoshop and got stuck.
> Can somebody enlighten me what happens behind the scenes in the PS 
> when one softproofs for specific printer-paper profile?
> First case would be with matrix monitor profile, with only rel.
> colorimetric intent.
> Second case would be with cLUT monitor profile, containing also 
> perceptual intent. Source images are in ProPhotoRGB space and the cLUT 
> monitor profile has been made with 'colprof -S ProPhoto.icc ...'. 
> Printer profile is manufacturer canned one, not that it matters.
> How are all the profiles and intents interacting? Is PS creating 
> device link profiles on the fly, considering also source image gamut?
> 
> thanks,
> --
> Vallo
> 



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