what sRGB should be used?

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what sRGB should be used?

Post by NicolasRobidoux »

http://ninedegreesbelow.com/photography ... rison.html
Does anybody have any idea which sRGB profile should be used, by default, to import stripped images (without a profile), and likewise, which profile should be used to produce stripped sRGB JPEGs or PNGs based on natural images (digital photographs)?
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Re: what sRGB should be used?

Post by snibgo »

That's a useful page. Good find.

In this context, I'm fond of quoting the old joke, "That's the great thing about standards -- there are so many to choose from."

I have the luxury of not needing a precision colour workflow. The result looks good or it doesn't, and that's all that matters. When an image comes out of dcraw, I strip the profile because I regard it as "wrong", whatever that means, and leave it stripped. My printer is an organisation rather than a device, but I regard it as a black box -- they take my unprofiled images and put them on paper. I don't know (or care) what profile conversions they do.

But the situation isn't satisfactory (even if my results are). I'd like to know the answers to your questions.
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