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Printer Choices For Colour Matching - Here are a few tips on how your printer choice can help with colour matching.
To make the process easier, it's worth using a high quality printer that supports colour management for colour matching.
Here are the reasons why:
- Easier for ink to stabilise after printing and minimal changes in colour
- Adobe RGB and sRGB are printed as faithfully as possible
- A more highly accurate printer driver and ICC profile used for colour conversion with minimal differences between results and data
To solve this and to increase accuracy when matching, it is necessary to use image retouching software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements) that supports colour management. By doing so you can simulate a printed image on your monitor prior to printing. For example, when you want to print an image that has highly saturated colours, you can check how much you should lower that saturation and adjust it accordingly on your screen by setting the print paper ICC profile.
For more tips on matching the colours on your monitor with those that you print, have a look at this tutorial: How To Colour Match Your Monitor & Prints
Visit the EIZO UK website for information on monitors perfect for colour management.