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

Hi Vallo,

in addition to Klaus' answer.
Maybe the lecture of our Softproofing Handbook gives additional valuable

Best regards


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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