Introduction to Color Management

Why doesn't my printer match my monitor!
Have you ever wondered why your work looks different depending on who you print with? Why are your blues purple?
Come and learn about the essentials of color management. This two part course includes solid information about how to improve the color quality of your work.
You'll learn why its important to work in a calibrated workflow and how to do it yourself.


Class Structure

Color Spaces
ICC Profiling creation
Standards and Specification
Color Management in Adobe CS
Color Management in the press room
Metamerism
Measurement devices for every budget
Monitor Calibration
Using custom camera profiles in Adobe CS
Lens corrections
Raw vs JPEG
Setting the camera's color space (JPG)


How should students prepare?
Bring your camera, laptop and cables
If you don't have it, download and install demos Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.

What will you get out of the class?
Setup your Adobe Suite for the type of work you're doing
Improve the color quality of your photos and jobs out of CS
Print the colors you're expecting

Cost: $30



Alvaro Rodriguez
Alvaro Rodriguez is a multicultural executive with solid sales, technology and business background experienced in the management and integration pre-press and publishing systems. Alvaro has been involved in the color management for over 25 years. He's a G7 Expert has experience with most graphic applications used in printing. Before starting his company, Alvaro was the Director of Global Expansion at The Color Management Group.

Emily Stayner
Emily is currently pursuing a photography degree at Cosumnes River College. She has worked as a photographer with the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California for six years. Emily is the Production Manager at ARB Digital.

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