I've had similar color cast problems with epson 830. I addedan extra .1 to .2 in the printer driver to correct the printed photo.




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Message: 1
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 21:11:34 -0700
From: Alex Feldman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: [Gimp-user] gutenprint
To: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

I had some trouble installing gutenprint at first, but after removing
everything, it went in fine.

But I haven't been able to adjust the colors on my output - and what's
more, what is printer is quite a bit darker, particularly with the
yellow, than the real image.  What shows up in gimp on the screen is
very close to the real image.

Most of the pictures I take are outdoors, and without much yellow, it
isn't much of a problem.  But for indoor pictures it is really
noticeable - a red oak chest of draweres came out looking dark brown.
The onscreen picture is fine, so I don't think it is a problem with gimp
or the camera, or my choice of exposure compensation.

I have tried to adjust the sliders I get in the print dialogue in gimp,
but it doesn't change anything - I have reduced the saturation to .75
and increased the brightness to 1.2, and there was no effect.
Incidentally, the adjustments you can make for the output are just three
sliders, brightness, contrast, and saturation.  Nothing else.  It is
different from what is in the manual.

I am running FC3, with Gimp 2.2.8, Gutenprint 5.0.0-rc1, and an Epson
Stylus Photo R1800 printer.  I have updated FC3 extensively, so it may
be closer to FC4 now.

Thanks very much for any suggestions.

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