- Full Description
The book describes color management for the print production with a focus on implementing standards for separation, soft proof, contract proof, data delivery and printing. The basics and strategies are targeted at setting up vendor-independent color management workflows which can easily be realized with leading applications from e.g. Adobe, AGFA, GMG, Heidelberg, Kodak and X-Rite. The author explains with a unique graphical concept how different standards such as ISO 12647, SWOP, GRACoL, G7, ICC profile format and PDF/X fit together. He describes the main points for setting up color management and quality control from the print buyer over photography, agency and pre-press to the printer. The book has a strong focus on communication between print buyer, photographer, agency, pre-press and printers. Based on the best practice in communication it explains the important steps for quality control for digital data, contract proofs and prints.
- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
- Theory of ideal colors.
- Theory of real world colors.
- Principles of color management.
- The ISO 12647
- 2 for separation, proof and print.
- Use of ICC
- How to avoid pitfalls.
- 1a and devicelink color servers.
- Main points of a color management strategy.
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