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
By Vincent Bockaert
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.
Before we can talk about how to control the white balance in your camera we need to know a little bit about color temperature.
Color of Light
From the instant the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, daylight is constantly shifting in color.
A Brief Overview
Enjoy this Color Management overview before we delve headlong into the topic.
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Color or Black & White: Ojai, California
Heading up the historic Route 33 through the town limits of Santa Barbara from Ojai, California, I stumbled on a meticulously restored 1969 Chevy K5 blazer at one of the lookouts.
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 and Contrast Tweaks to Make Your Tones Pop
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.
By Richard LoPinto
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Color and Black & White Photography
More black & white photography
Black and White Still life
Black & White Contrast Filters
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Color, Contrast and Composition-AdoramaTV
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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 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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