Anyone who can help me with a dull cast when printing photos, it doesn't happen on graphics

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Posted 2/13/2013 by Helen *Mc in Digital Scrapbooking
 

Helen *Mc
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Posted: 2/13/2013 1:07:15 PM
I have been having odd and off color prints lately for about the last 3 or 4 weeks. Not a clue why.

I'm currently using PS CS2, prints set to photoshop manages color, perceptual, sRGB.

I decided to try a websters pages download today and it printed it out very nicely, but my photos, look dreadful. A dull greyish cast over them. Anyone have any idea what is happening? Its so frustrating.

Thanks so much



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Posted: 2/13/2013 5:32:34 PM
Check to see what color space your camera is shooting in. Editing/printing in sRGB but shooting in RGB can cause issues. Or being set up the other way. You need all devices from camera, monitor, printer using the same color space.


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Posted: 2/13/2013 6:53:11 PM
Often times digital images have a haze. You can find defog actions to get rid of it, or you just bump the contrast a little bit.
I have a great printer and home, but I also know that I have to lighten my photos a bit to get them to print bright enough on my printer....


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