Even after you calibrated your monitor, you still need an application like Photoshop that supports color management. As far as I understand the process, the monitor profile consists of two parts.
Color concept - the basics
Human beings can experience color by means of three types of cones in the retina of the eye which are sensitive to wavelengths that roughly correspond to red, green and blue light.
Color Theory: Overview
Why study color theory? If you are involved in the creation or design of visual documents, an understanding of color will help when incorporating it into your own designs.
Color or colour (see spelling differences) is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, blue, yellow, green and others.
Color Management: Scanner and Digital Camera Profiling
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Color Negative Film Color Correction
The conversion from negative to positive is different for each make/model of color negative film.
Color Filter Array
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Each "pixel" on a digital camera sensor contains a light sensitive photo diode which measures the brightness of light.
Color Accent: B&W with a dash of Color
Here's how to turn an image into black and white, leaving only one color as the accent.
Color of Light
From the instant the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, daylight is constantly shifting in color.
Before we can talk about how to control the white balance in your camera we need to know a little bit about color temperature.
You've taken an AWESOME shot - a waterfall, with amazing lighting, depth, and composition. It looks great in the camera, looks great on your monitor. . .
Using Canon PowerShot (and also other) digital cameras many people found that the landscape images were simply bad. The grass was dark, almost black, The shadows were too heavy, however at that day the light condition was great....
Color (Temperature) Conversion Filter
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Color vs black and white photography - What makes sense and when?
Exploring with the wide end of the focal spectrum opens up a world of creative compositional possibilities
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Color space A system for ordering colors that respects the relationships of similarity among them. There are variety of different color spaces, but they are all three dimensional.
The fancier versions of this calibrator will measure and tell you your LCD's native white point. My iBook's native white point is 4,780K, delta uv 0.3 and luminance is 23.4 fL as of December 2005.
Color Settings In Adobe Photoshop
Of the commonly-used applications, Photoshop has the most convoluted structure for setting color management preferences.
Color Selection in Photography
How the Color Wheel Can Help You Improve Your Photography
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2D Color Space Comparison
(Colors at 50% Luminance)
The diagram to the right compares three color spaces at once: sRGB, Wide Gamut RGB, and a device-independent reference space.
Photography (Basic) - Introduction to photography and other graphic techniques
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Getting color right isn't just about the scientific quantities of the Kelvin scale and wavelengths of light; it's also about emotion and creativity.
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Color and Black & White Photography
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"The colors in my prints don't match the colors on my computer monitor" is a complaint we often hear from students. The solution, in a nutshell, is a color-managed workflow.
What Are Color Spaces, and Which One Should I Choose?
Whenever you take a photo, your digital camera's sensor captures information about the colors coming in from the outside world.
You can have a beautiful composition of a great subject but there're actually few things that are more impressive than extremely colorful scenes - such pictures immediately suck all the attention of a viewer.
Color Scheme Designer
Color Scheme Designer is very simple to use app that offers you a complete report on how to use any given color (in various combinations as monochromatic, complementary, triadic, analogous, tetradic).
Color Contrast in Photography
In a black-and-white photo, the color palette is restricted to white, black and shades of gray. To create contrast, the photographer pits lighter elements against dark, sun against shadows.
Color And Temperature
What Are These Words Doing In The Same Sentence?
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Color Temperature and Photography
These numbers are used when purchasing photographic strobe equipment and film. For example, the color of the light emitted by a flash is rated at 5500 degrees; it is designed to imitate noon daylight.
Figure 12: How We See Color
We look at an apple and think, "The apple is red". In essence, we treat the color of the apple as a characteristic of the apple. However, this view is only partly correct.
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COLOR RENDITIONS PAGE 2
To print this web page correctly you will need to set your printer's page setup properties to 'landscape' paper orientation
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I colored the water for the picture so you could see it.
Now when your chemicals are at the proper temperature of 102 degrees Fahrenheit and you drum is pre-warmed by the water batch you can begin to develop the film.
Use Color for Impact by Russ Burden
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The strategic use of color is critical to the mood, feeling and impact of the image.
Techniques Glossary LAB color
A device independent colour space used to create consistent color whatever the device used to create or output an image, such as a monitor, printer, computer, or scanner.
Photo Color Correction for the Amateur Photographer
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Color management systems (CMS) are designed to help you keep the colors in your images as consistent and predictable as possible as they pass through the various stages of the workflow.
Color management isn't something the amateur or even professional photographer has had to worry about -- or even the darkroom wizard.
For color in the background, I use everything from colored trays to oranges and lemons. As long as they're out of focus (and with a macro lens this is easy to achieve) it works perfectly.
Fall Color Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the exhibition last?
Depends on the weather.
With the Color Sampler Tool you now need to click on the black area. This will put an icon with the number one next to it on the image and is used as a reference point for later. You should also see the info box open up.
System level software developed by Apple, designed to work together with hardware devices to facilitate predictable color
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The accuracy with which the colors in the image match those in the original scene.
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COLOR TEMPERATURE - The light spectrum is scientifically described in terms of color temperature, and is measured in degrees Kelvin ( K). Photographers use three standard light color temperatures.
The number of distinct colors that can be represented by a piece of hardware or software. Color depth is sometimes referred to as bit depth because it is directly related to the number of bits used for each pixel.
The circular relationship of all colors based on the frequencies of light at each color.
Color Space - Digital cameras use known color profiles to generate their images. The most common is sRGB or AdobeRGB and this information along with the camera and exposure data is stored in Exif header of the JPEG file.
The process of determining and adjusting the properties of a display device or the colors in an image to ensure that the rendered image is accurate to some standard, usually the human eye.
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Color space (for dSLR users, effects JPEGs only)
dSLRs have the option for shooting in adobe RGB, or sRGB. Adobe is a larger color space, is better for printing, and is the recommended color space.
color depth-See bit depth.
color noise-A measure of how accurately the color signals are reproduced.
composition-The arrangement of the elements within a scene (main subject, secondary subjects, foreground and background).
Color correction. Changing the relative amounts of color in an image to produce a desired effect, typically a more accurate representation of those colors.
Color Filter Array (CFA)
A mosaic array of color filters placed over the pixel elements of an image sensor to record color information. The Bayer pattern is most commonly used and is comprised of 50% green, 25% red, and 25% blue filters.
Color Conversion, Color Correction
Matching the daylight or Tungsten balance of the film and lights through filtration or, with video, White Balance. Color can also be corrected during printing.
The hue of the color image can be grayish brown, reddish brown, brownish red, orange, yellow, greenish brown, brownish green, purplish brown, brownish purple, blue, or subtle combinations of these.
Film is often referred to by the color balance for which it is designed. As a general rule, the higher the number, the greater the blue hues; the smaller the number, the greater red hues.
a system of software and/or hardware that adjusts and coordinates colors between two or more digital devices.
A palette is the set of available colors. For a given application, the palette may be only a subset of all the colors that can be physically displayed.
See also: Photograph, Image, Photography, Light, Camera