spyro at f2s.com
Wed Nov 24 17:23:24 PST 2004
Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> [snip stuff that's been figured out on the Windows side for years now]
> You make it sound like it can't be done.
It can be done. its just non trivial.
> There's Windows software
> that makes perfect prints from most digital cameras to most any
> photo quality printer.
Heh yeah. but that produces average results I find.
the problem is that the *manufacturers* provide calibration software for
their cameras / printers (monitor manufacturers dont, oddly enough).
they dont provide the data seperately and dont make linux versions of
their software. and every device is different.
> Linux software just needs to catch up. :-)
non trivial. but true.
Try getting a 20 $CURRENCY set of kodak calibrated colour swatches (and
a greyscale) and see how easily you can tweak it up to look right on
your monitor. then sample the colour values and see just how wrong you are.
its not easy.
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