Proofing an image

In this part of the lesson, you’ll begin working with a typical file of the kind you might scan in from a printed original. You’ll open it, convert its color profile, and set it up so that you can see on-screen a close representation of what it will look like when printed. This will enable you to proof the printed image on your screen for printed output.

You’ll begin by opening the file.

Choose File > Open, and open the file 18Start.tif from the Lessons/Lesson 18 folder. Because 18Start.tif contains a color profile that indicates that the image was created in a different color space than the one you set up for Photoshop, the Embedded Profile Mismatch notice appears, asking you to resolve this difference. There are three ...

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