Don't send CMYK to a photo print shop unless they specifically ask for it.
The majority of high end US print shops want sRGB for photo prints (not
books or offset printing - in that case I'd let them do the conversion
unless you know what you're doing).
On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 8:35 PM Rick Strong <rnstr...@primus.ca> wrote:
> I would start by buying a monitor colour calibration device like a SPYDER
> regardless of who is doing the printing, yourself at home or a print shop.
> Google SPYDER. It's simple to use, fast and accurate. There are others.
> If you are sending files out to a print shop send CMYK images in North
> America. The preference in Europe I think is LAB. Check with your printer.
> Try the US Sheetfed/un-coated profile at home or anything that matches your
> paper and gets you close to your calibrated monitor image.
> Rick S.
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