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What you are running into is one of the big differences between video and still photography/design. Video's heritage is television, which has very different technical requirements and standards. In video there is no such thing as #000. In the same way, there is no #fff, no #ff000, no #00ff00, etc.. TV and video standards do not permit levels of 0 or 255 on ...


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As a graphic designer in a very similar position, I would recommend that if you do not have the products available to colour correct, then leave the source images as they are. I have to deal with many manufacturers' product images and although I would like to have them all uniform and tidied up to my satisfaction, I have to accept there will be differences ...


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Profile is like a adress in the space of color reproduction. The monitor profile tells you where your monitor is in this space. The image profile tells you where the image is in this space. In order to navigate between these points and any other point you need to know: where you are where you want to go what to do with the bits that exceed this ...


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In the US, if the color profile is missing from a CMYK file before the prepress stage, it is legitimate to assume that it should be US Web Coated (SWOP) v2. Most print shops in the US will make this assumption. In Europe, it may be Coated FOGRA39 (ISO 12647-2-2004). Between the prepress shop and the press, if the profile is missing, it is legitimate to ...



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