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SAMS Teach Yourself Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder, Carla Rose

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Preparing the Image

Here's the best strategy if you know you'll want to print your final Photoshop image: Keep the printer in mind throughout the entire process! Different printers output differently, so knowing your printer enables you to adjust your image for its particular behavior and, thus, guarantee the best possible image on the final printed page. This is particularly true for full-color images.

With that in mind, always configure Photoshop for the monitor and printer you'll be using, and do so before even considering printing anything important! This configuration involves several different areas: setting up monitors, printing inks, separations, and separation tables.

Color management capabilities have become an important feature in ...

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