(Closed) Any photoshop gurus here?

posted 4 years ago in Technology
Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

@dsanchez:  They may have a filter or something that automatically adjusts for their color or type of paper.  I have never used Vista Print so I’m not sure.

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

@dsanchez:  in what format are you saving the file?

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

That most likely has to do with the color space – the color profile of the image might be in sRGB and your PS set to Adobe RGB or something like that, the PS gurus should be able to let you know where to edit those settings.

Edit: just reread and saw that it was the other way around – I thought you were opening a Vistaprint template and it was showing differently in PS. Too much caffeine! Same principle though. 

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@dsanchez:  there is alwasy going to be differences screen to screen and what prints.  It’s never gonna look exactly like you see it on your screen.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

colors change when they are uploaded to the internet and embeded on here.  It’s just an internet thing.

When you send the actual file to the lab and or Vista  print..it’s embeded in the file, it will print out fine.  The internet screws up files.

When I upload client files to their online gallery, I have to fix the color and sharpen for web.  

Save in sRGB..300 megapixels.

 

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@dsanchez:  yes, it’s a fairly easy fix! I use GIMP, so I won’t know the exact buttons you have to click, but basically you have to set the output color profile to sRGB. I just checked in PS Elements, and there it’s Image -> Convert color profile -> Convert to sRGB

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Ack, I just reread your message (darn you, caffeine sensitivity!) and saw that your issue was very different from what I thought it to be… If you are viewing on the same monitor, it’s most likely lack of embedded web-supported color profile. Browsers support only sRGB. 
http://support.intothedarkroom.com/hc/en-us/articles/200269555-Color-Shifting-Save-for-Web-sRGB-and-Color-Profiles-Oh-My-

 

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