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Hello, I am new to this Mail List although I have been using a Photo EX for a little over a year to produce the highest possible quality output from 35mm slides scanned with a Nikon LS 2000. (I use a Mac G3 with a ColorSync Screen) As I have had very little contact with others I have had to develop my own work flow with regard to calibration, profiling and colour correction. It is obvious that this is a big issue, maybe THE big issue so I thought to share my method and hopefully get some feedback..tips etc. After scanning I correct the image in Photoshop 5.0 with Apple RGB as the color space and monitor comp on. In profile set up I have all the Embed Profiles boxes checked. When I am ready to print I use the Color Match/ Colour Sync filter with the Screen profile as the source the Epson Standard as the output. (matching style set as perceputal). Invariable I see an increase in contrast and sometimes a color shift especially in the blues. Although I now make corrections at this stage the results are not what could be called reliable. In reality I could just as easily make a standard adjustment in curves to reduce contrast and forget the ColorSync profile but occasionaly it seems to highlight a problem so, for now at least I include this step. I have found the other Epson paper-specific profiles to be totally useless and never use them. Coming now to the printing operation. In the PhEx print options I select for the paper type and set ColorSync on with Epson Standard as the Profile. Around 2/3rd of the time the final result is at least acceptable. If I want to make further corrections I go back to Photoshop and using selective color try to create on the screen an image as near to the printer output as possible. I then reverse everything (eg if I have added 10% yellow in the blue channel I reverse this to minus 10% and so on) and save the result . Next step is to cancel out of selective color so that the original file remains unchanged. To print I now open the file load the selective color and print. So far this method has been a great success for me and I wonder if anyone else uses it or anything similar. Scott Johnson. - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.