[Digikam-users] icc profiles

Alexei Sergeev alexeisergeev at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 09:06:10 BST 2008

On Tuesday 17 June 2008 09:37:36 wayne tedder wrote:
> hello,
> My girlfriend is a semi professional photographer that has recently made
> the switch to digital.  After fumbling around with Adobe Lightroom she fell
> in love with the ease and transparency of Digikam, and since she does rely
> on me very much for technical support (and I use linux/KDE) she has decided
> to go with it.
> Anyway I have a dilema. (web info is very sparse)  I need to figure out ICC
> profiles for our current setup.
> She is using a Nikon D80 , I have several different monitors, and we are
> using an Epson c88 printer at home.  I haven't asked the print shop if they
> have an ICC profile to give us yet, but I would like to figure out our
> setup so that I can get assure her that the color corrections she is making
> are actually the colors that will be printed, and I can tell you that my
> test prints are very, very dark.
> Wayne
If test prints are very dark try to use less ink (see printer settings) and/or 
use good photo paper)

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