Appendix A. Setting Up Your Work Environment

Your work area affects how you judge your images, and your eyes are both your best friends and your worst enemies when it comes to evaluating images. Take some time to evaluate your working environment. Look at everything from your Mac display to the paint on your walls. The information in this appendix is by no means a step-by-step setup process; but if you are familiar with OS X, it will give you information to better configure your Mac for evaluating photographs.

Adjusting Your System Preferences

The Mac default desktop background and interface colors are very pleasing to the eye. However, when you’re making critical color judgments and image corrections, it pays to be bland. Here are some general ...

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