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Photoshop Lightroom Adventure by Mikkel Aaland

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11.5. Lightroom Color Management

You have a couple choices when it comes to Color Management in Lightroom's Print module. You can use a custom printer profile, or you can turn over the color management to your printer software. You'll also have a choice of how Lightroom converts the image into a printing color space. Here you'll learn how.

CM Profiles

There are two pop-up menus in the Profiles section of the Color Management Pane.

Figure 11-42. Figure 11-42

Manage by printer

If you select this option, you hand over control of how the color is handled to the printer driver software that came with your printer. Before you print, you must open the printer driver and select the appropriate settings. Every printer driver is different, but I use a Canon i9900 and this is what I get when I click on the Print Settings box at the bottom of the right panel of the Print module. Figure 11-43 The critical thing here is, under Color Options, to select Colorsync (Mac) or ICM Color Management (Windows) as a Color Correction option. You also need to choose the appropriate Quality setting and Media (but you need to do this regardless of which color management method you use).

Figure 11-43. Figure 11-43

Other... option

If you select Other, a dialog box will appear. Figure 11-44 This is a list ...

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