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Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3: Industrial-Strength Production Techniques by Bruce Fraser, Conrad Chavez, David Blatner

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Chapter 4. Color Settings: Understanding Color Management in Photoshop

Welcome to the heart of Real World Photoshop CS3. We consider every topic in this book to be important, but color management is one of those topics that can quickly make anyone feel stupid. If you’re under the delusion that you can use Photoshop without using color management, this chapter is a must-read. Without understanding how Photoshop handles color behind the scenes, there’s no way to get great color (or black-and-white) images out of this program.

Although behind the scenes, the color management system in Photoshop uses mathematics that approach rocket science, using these tools is much simpler: You just need to understand a few key concepts, learn where the buttons are, ...

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