A&P Color profiles will be the end of me...

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  1. Spurious

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    I shoot in AdobeRGB, Lightroom is AdobeRGB, Photoshop is AdobeRGB, I have my monitor set to AdobeRGB, great! Everything in my workflow looks aces ten, but if I export to jpg (web or otherwise) and view in a browser AdobeRGB looks desaturated but bright, if I export to sRGB the colors look good, but anything gray becomes black. Not to mention google chrome seems to like to use it's own color profile that doesn't match up with what AdobeRGB or sRGB should be. This wouldn't matter for most photos, the difference isn't that huge, but if you shoot like I do, with small margins of contrast, you get completely raped in the ass and your photos become completely worthless.

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    switch everything to sRGB. That's what i shoot in, and PP in... and i don't have issues beyond my amateurish skills.
     
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    Photoshop > Image > Convert to Profile > sRGB IEC61966-2.1 > OK > Save As
     
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    Most of what I do isn't web, so switching to sRGB isn't that great of an option.
     
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    Trying...
     
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    Same result as saving sRGB normally.
     
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    no it's not. I do it with all my pics.
     
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    send me a pic and I'll convert it
     
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    I don't see a difference between the two on my PC.. Im using IE8 beta btw.

    I would turn down the compression more on those images though.
     
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    I know, that's the problem. It's waaaay too dark, saving as adobergb looks good in browsers exposure-wise, but slightly desaturated, I get both (good exposure and saturation) in LR and PS.
     
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    send me the adobergb version
     
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    your monitor should not be set to adobe RGB. It can't actually display the entire adobe rgb gamut. You need to calibrate your monitor, and use a custom profile.

    Then, when saving for web, you'll want to convert to srgb.

    If you want to pickier about it, before doing that, duplicate the image and place it side by side w/ the original. On the duplicate, soft proof it in srgb. if there's a noticable difference, make the necessary adjustments to make it look like the original. THEN convert to srgb and save a jpg.
     
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    Monitor is calibrated using huey, the software said something about adobe rgb, so I thought it was calibrating it to that, but I really didn't pay attention.

    That's a gayton of trouble.
     
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    lightroom is prophotorgb. PS can be set, LR can't.



    shoot RAW
    use LR/PS
    edit
    convert only when going to web/print, don't save the master after converting
     
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    Using edit>Convert to Profile and doing a perceptual conversion with black point and dither checked, the jpgs always look basically the same as my edits in Lightroom or Photoshop.
     
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    Well fuck.
     

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