Has anyone ever seen anything like this? V.mypicturesaredimmed

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  1. Danoldo

    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    I am using a top of the line Macbook Pro.

    When I am using Safari, photoshop CS2, or a couple other programs which I cannot recall at the moment, the pictures are dimmed. Oh yes, this is also under my expose (widgets) as well....the coloring is very bland, almost as if there is a tint on them.

    Under firefox and the program "preview" the pictures are bright as can be, not dimmed at all.

    here is an example, this is my myspace page. Safari is on the left, the pictures are much more dull.

    Firefox is on the right, the pictures are bright.

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  2. Danoldo

    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    See, right now, i'm in Safari, and I can see the two color differences.

    I can see that the chick in the picture on the right is much more bright than on the left....even though i'm in Safari.

    This doesn't make sense to me :hs:
     
  3. fixthe fernback

    fixthe fernback New Member

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    More of the girl and full-sized? :x:
     
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    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    sure, as soon as I get my problem fixed.
     
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    KuntryFresh Midwest

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    im confused right now
     
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    Hmm... check System preferences -> Displays -> Color tab and make sure it is on Color LCD...

    I have the opposite effect, the firefox image is washed out for me
     
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    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    well, I tried that, it looked like it was going to work, but the firefox image is still 10x better clarity/brightness than the safari, no matter what setting I have it on..
     
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    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    Here is another example.

    The image on the left is opened in photoshop, the image on the right is underneath photoshop and opened in the program "preview"
    The one on the left is obviously much more "dull" than the one on the right. Both are the exact same picture, neither have been edited at all.
    This is driving me crazy because I can't edit my pictures to the best of my ability because the colors are all fucked up

    [​IMG]
     
  11. skolen

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    Does OSX allow ICC profiles to be set on an application specific level?

    I know when I work in PS2 my images look different when saving as a JPG if I don't choose to embed the ICC profile.
     
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    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    I dont even know what the hell an ICC profile is :rofl:

    So I dont think i would have "knowingly" changed it.


    So unless I have fucked with something accidentally.....i dont udnerstand why it does this.
     
  13. skolen

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    Your monitors color settings. If you have it tweaked to how you want it creates a custom ICC profile and usually embeds it into images.
     
  14. Bona Fide

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    Just use Firefox.
     
  15. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    i have the same issue except in reverse. safari images are brighter and cleaner. although the photoshop issue is the same on both.


    i am using a g4 ibook
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    Safari is the only browser that will read the color space information in an image and display that image in it's proper color space apart from all the other images. So basically, Firefox ignores it and uses a "default" colorspace, and Safari actually uses the colorspace the picture is referencing.

    The CS2/Preview is more than likely the same thing.
     
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    Agreed. Check the images for embedded profiles.
     
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    Danoldo Lollercaust

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    How do I change it back :noes:
     
  19. skolen

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    Go to your display preferences and under color choose something like Adobe RGB generic or the one that came with your computer (probably a Macbook Pro setting).
     
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    i would guess he is using Adobe1998 or something dull. Safari displays that while Firefox converts to sRGB.
     
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    very interesting, I set my gamma at 2.2 and white at D65
    woot
     
  23. famous

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    damnit...now that i did this, my website with pictures looks overexposed:(
    www.samalter.com
     
  24. BlaqueMan

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    just... do a barrel roll:rofl:
     

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