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How to Convert a Photo to CMYK for Commercial Printing in PhotoShop CS2

10 Dec

Before you send your picture book to the printers one tip is to make sure the photo is saved in CMYK mode.  This will ensure that your picture book will be the exact same colour you anticipated it to be in.  Otherwise, it would only have three colours and the pictures would not be as bright.

Most digital cameras these days capture images in RAW, JPEG or TIFF formats in RGB mode. RGB stands for Red, Green and Blue–the three colors monitors like televisions, computer screens and camera LCD screens use to display images for viewing. Most home printers or photo printers also use this mode with their equipment for printing photographs. But if you want to have something printed commercially–such as a postcard, brochure, flyer or business card, your printer will likely request your files be submitted in CMYK mode. Here’s how to convert your photos for the commercial printer.  Read more…

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