On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 11:21 +0100, norman wrote:
> I have recently started comparing final images with my son where we both
> start with the same RAW image. He uses Bibble Pro only, whereas I have
> been using UFraw and GIMP. For some reason, which he cannot explain, he
> does not like my images mainly from the point of view of colour hence
> the comparisons. When I looked with Image Viewer, at the images he had
> produced, they were vibrant, sharp and had plenty of punch. However, the
> same images opened in GIMP, are washed out, not very sharp and lacking
> in punch. This caused me to look further and I found that this
> difference applied to all the images I have recently been working with,
> good in GIMP exaggerated in Image viewer. Good in Image Viewer, weak in
It's quite likely that the Image Viewer and GIMP are handling color
management differently. You should check if "Color Managed Display" is
enabled in the GIMP preferences and you can use the "Image Properties"
dialog to check if there's a color profile attached to your image.
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