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Re: 3rd party inks



Ray,
For web use, after scanning in Adobe RGB, you can convert any files needed for
web use to sRGB without degradation.

Harvey Ferdschneider
partner, SKID Photography, NYC


> Thanks again for all the input. I'm beginning to understand all this. After
> reading the comments I
> re-scanned a slide in Adobe RGB and printed it ICM and it does look better
> than the old
> sRGB/sRGB print. I'm targetting the web also, so now I'll leave the sRGB
> scans that way for
> the web, but use the new combination for prints. It sure would have been
> nice if the manual had
> explained all those printer driver options!!!
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco@ix.netcom.com>
> To: <epson-inkjet@leben.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 1:03 AM
> Subject: RE: 3rd party inks
>
> > sRGB doesn't solve any problems with uncalibrated monitors. There is no
> > profile that will accurately represent all uncalibrated monitors--that's
> > what it means to be uncalibrated. Indeed, you might just as well use your
> > monitor profile for your color space, because that's equivalent to using
> no
> > color management at all--the condition you have when you use a web
> browser.
> >
> > sRGB isn't that good a color space because it has a narrow gamut. The
> gamut
> > of a typical computer monitor is generally wider than sRGB, as is the
> gamut
> > of a digital camera or scanner. What this means is that these devices are
> > capable of greater saturation of at least some colors. sRGB is sort of a
> > least common denominator between input devices and printers, but it clips
> > the most vivid colors.
> >
> > To say that a printer is "optimized" for sRGB input doesn't really mean
> > anything if it supports ICM. If you turn off ICM, the driver may very well
> > assume sRGB, but if you turn it on, it will obey the profile associated
> with
> > the image just as well as it would obey the built-in sRGB profile if you
> > turned it off, so you might as well turn it on and use a better color
> space.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
> > Paul                mailto:pderocco@ix.netcom.com
> >
> > > From: Bernie Epstein
> > >
> > > Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard think sRGB solves a lot of problems with
> > > un-calibrated RGB. Personally, I find sRGB perfect for web
> > > imaging and printing
> > > on my PhotoSmart and Canon S800 photo printers. In fact both of
> > > these printers
> > > are optimized for sRGB input. I've been told that the Epson photo
> > > printers are
> > > also optimized for sRGB.
> >
> > -
>




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