[Digikam-users] Re : Re : Re : Choose another ICC profile for converting pictures

Martin (KDE) kde at fahrendorf.de
Fri Oct 7 19:17:54 BST 2011

Am Freitag, 7. Oktober 2011 schrieb Paulux:
> The conversion to an output color profile is always made in an
> calibrated workflow when you print : DK makes it itself, that's
> why you can specify an output color profile for your printer in
> DK's settings. For printing labs, some (the more professionnals,
> perfect for unique jobs but not for mass ones) make properly the
> conversion from sRGB to the needed profile (in this case, I don't
> have any problem), some don't make anything if you refuse
> automatic corrections and ask you to convert your pictures in
> their ICC profiles.

I never had this. What I once had as I disabled the automatic 
optimization was very ugly contrast and colour casts. Since then I 
only use a profiled enabled lab. Yes, it cost about double as the 
cheaper one, but to me it is worth it. But I don't need that much 


> And yes, sometimes (especially for prints on aluminium or PVC) I
> would need to separate pictures in CYMK, then in a corresponding
> profile.

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