Color Management and Print Prep in Photoshop CS6 for Windows: Setting up devices and files for color matching

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 Color Management and Print Prep

in Photoshop CS6 for Windows

  – Setting up devices and files
for color matching

Color management can be an intimidating subject for anyone
who’s new to working with graphics and professional printing. Achieving the
perfect match between onscreen and printed colors every time mixes a good deal
of art with science.

Photoshop includes tools to improve color matching, and Color Management and Print Prep in
Photoshop CS6 for Windows
gives you a solid introduction to the color
management fundamentals to use those tools effectively.

In this book, you’ll learn the technical basics for better
color output and how to set up Photoshop CS6 for Windows with appropriate
settings for working in color.

Tasks You’ll Learn

Section 1

•     Understand color
management and workflow

•     Understand
working spaces and profiles

•     Change the
working space

•     Proof colors

•     Find out of
gamut colors

Section 2

•     Understand file
formats and output to PDF

•     Set color
management policies

•     Assign a color
profile to a file

•     Convert a file
to another mode and profile

Section 3

•     Use the
Photoshop Print Settings dialog box

•     Print a single

•     Learn about
printer’s marks

•     Create a proof

•     Learn about PMS colors

•     Create duotones
and spot colors

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