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The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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Fine-tuning black-and-white images

Split Toning panel

As long as you have a good profile for your printer or are using a printer and ink combination specifically designed for black-and-white work, it should be fairly easy to obtain a neutral gray print. It should not even matter how well your display is calibrated. If an image is in black and white, you should be able to produce a perfectly neutral gray print regardless of how neutral the photo looks on the display. If you are unable to achieve neutral black-and-white prints, there may be something wrong with your printer profiles. Or, if you’re using an inkjet printer, it may be that the print heads need cleaning. This is a good point to bear in mind. Many times, I’ve gone to make a print and ...

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