RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Photo Retouching "Improving" photos, post-production, correction, etc.

Color matching, coordinating, picking, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 10-14-2002, 06:54 PM
dcarr dcarr is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Glendale, New York
Posts: 282
Great Color Link

I think this is the right place. If now please move.
I have this link I want to share for color matching, coordinating, picking, etc...
It's actually a real paint site, but I find it very useful, especially the color calculator.
Hope it reaches all who could use it.
Debbie
http://www.easyrgb.com/
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 10-15-2002, 05:23 AM
Mike Needham's Avatar
Mike Needham Mike Needham is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 543
I caught this on the other thread about decorating - tsk tsk Debbie, keeping all the great info to yourself Great link, I have always used random sites for this kind of info before, even Pantone's site isnt nearly as useful
Reply With Quote top
  #3  
Old 10-15-2002, 02:48 PM
dcarr dcarr is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Glendale, New York
Posts: 282
I stand humbled before all!!!
You know how you forget the importance of something that, to you, is so common? That's what happened here. Only when I read Paulettes post did I realize what a good link I had and then when I saw the responses...Well I am flogging myself as we speak. I hope everyone gets good use out of it. Thanks Mike.
Debbie
Reply With Quote top
  #4  
Old 10-15-2002, 11:35 PM
pstewart's Avatar
pstewart pstewart is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Chicago suburb
Posts: 790
What does it mean?

Okay guys, I need help! I did that little monitor calibration test on the site mentioned above, and in the final step the screen showed two rows of colors, the top one for "calibrated" colors and the bottom one for "standard RGB" colors. The top row was darker than the bottom row.

Okay, but what does any of this MEAN TO ME? What am I supposed to make of this "result"...what do I do now?

Anyone who knows, please clue me in. Thanks.

Phyllis
Reply With Quote top
  #5  
Old 10-19-2002, 10:16 AM
dcarr dcarr is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Glendale, New York
Posts: 282
Sorry to take so long replying Phyllis. I use the link mostly for finding color matches or coordinates. For example, if I need peach, I go to the search a tint button. Then I type in peach and pick from the "select a color collection" box. Usually I pick the very last one True Value. I find that has the most collections. Then I have a variety of peach tones to work with.
My visual ability with color is really bad so this give me a benchmark to start from.
I usually copy the rgb code listed with the color I choose and paste it into the Pshop color picker.
As for calibrating, I did that and didn't find much of a difference from my PS calibration so I don't really use it much.
My colors still aren't perfect, but they're a lot better than my naked eye choices!!
I've used this to create some swatch choices for myself in PS so I can streamline my uses.
Hope this helps Phyllis. Let me know if there's anything else you need.
Debbie
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved