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'Color Management for Photographers and Designers: Learn by Video'

Video Description

Every digital photographer or graphic designer knows that color management is essential, but many still don’t calibrate their computer monitors or understand how color works in different color spaces. This video will help beginning and intermediate Photoshop, Bridge, InDesign, and Illustrator users to understand the basics of color management, how set up their monitors and create consistent color in their workflow. Highlights of the video and reference guide include: - Calibrating your monitor and digital SLR camera - Tackling color profile detective work in Photoshop and InDesign - Assigning, converting, and embedding profiles - Managing color output for print and the Web - Integrating raw files and Lightroom into your workflow - Handling color conversions between video-editing software

Table of Contents

  1. Why Do Colors Display or Print Inconsistently? 00:04:22
  2. Fundamental Ideas Behind Color Management 00:03:15
  3. How Do You Calibrate and Profile a Display? 00:08:32
  4. More About Color Spaces and Profiles 00:05:11
  5. How Viewing Conditions Affect Color 00:02:16
  6. How Color Management Works in Adobe Photoshop 00:01:46
  7. Finding Profile Information in Photoshop 00:01:58
  8. Working Spaces: Setting Default Color Spaces 00:04:47
  9. Simulating Final Colors with Soft-Proofing in Photoshop 00:04:50
  10. Managing Color for Print in Photoshop 00:05:03
  11. Managing Color for the Web and Mobile Devices in Photoshop 00:03:05
  12. Assigning, Converting, Embedding Profiles…What's the Difference? 00:05:02
  13. Resolving Profile Mismatches 00:02:30
  14. Understanding Color Management Policies 00:04:14
  15. Tuning a Color Conversion: Understanding Rendering Intents 00:02:41
  16. How Color Management Works in Adobe Camera Raw 00:03:36
  17. Simulating Final Colors with Soft-Proofing in Camera Raw 00:02:46
  18. Managing Color for Print, Web, and Mobile Devices in Camera Raw 00:01:32
  19. About DNG Camera Profiles 00:01:26
  20. Creating a DNG Camera Profile 00:03:49
  21. How Color Management Works in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 00:02:08
  22. Simulating Final Colors with Soft-Proofing in Lightroom 00:02:39
  23. Managing Color for Print in Lightroom 00:03:24
  24. Managing Color for the Web and Other Output in Lightroom 00:01:38
  25. How Color Management Works in Adobe Illustrator 00:03:04
  26. How Profiles Work with Linked and Embedded Images in Illustrator Documents 00:02:42
  27. Simulating Final Colors with Soft-Proofing in Illustrator 00:01:00
  28. Managing Color for Print in Illustrator 00:02:11
  29. Managing Color for the Web and Other Output in Illustrator 00:01:23
  30. How Color Management Works in Adobe InDesign 00:02:35
  31. How Profiles Work with Linked Images in InDesign Documents 00:05:21
  32. Managing Color for Print in InDesign 00:01:42
  33. Managing Color for the Web and Mobile Devices in InDesign 00:02:42
  34. How Video Applications Have Traditionally Managed Color 00:02:09
  35. Handling Image Color To and From Video Workflows 00:02:49
  36. Using Color Management with Adobe After Effects 00:02:26
  37. Synchronizing Color Settings in Adobe Bridge 00:01:48
  38. Using a Wide-Gamut Monitor 00:03:14
  39. Profiling a Printer 00:04:22
  40. How To Be Successful with Color Management 00:01:58