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Old Feb 24, 2005, 4:17 PM   #1
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Hi,

I live inToronto, Canada and Igot my photos developed online at photolab.ca

I have a Canon A75, and I've very pleased with the quality of the pictures.....however, the only problem is that the facial tones (ie. colour of the face) looks very unnatural. The rest of the photo is great except the faces. The faces look a bit darker and unnatural because they looktanned (a little tint of bronzecolour). However, the when the photos are viewed on my computer....there are no problems with the facial tone/colours...... what could be wrong? How to fix this?

I use P-mode, Superfine, Large size.....and I usually edit my pictures before I send them online to print. I usually just adjust brightness when pictures appear too dark in bad lighting......

pls help anyone, thanks in advance...
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Old Feb 24, 2005, 4:55 PM   #2
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If color appears correct on your monitor but not when printed then your monitor needs to be calibrated.




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If color appears correct on your monitor but not when printed then your monitor needs to be calibrated.




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If color appears correct on your monitor but not when printed then your monitor needs to be calibrated.




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Old Feb 24, 2005, 5:14 PM   #5
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how do i calibrate my monitor? what does that mean?
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Old Feb 25, 2005, 9:49 AM   #6
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Requires an actual piece of dedicated hardware. I've never used one, but if the colors on your monitor differ substantially from those on your prints your monitor might require calibration. Might be more cost effective to buy another monitor. Google tells all.
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Old Feb 25, 2005, 8:25 PM   #7
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The problem is probably normal because most digital camera manufacturer will slightly modify the colors to give better skin tones... I presume this means that someone won't look white as snow. Normally you shouldn't notice it drastically tho... Well at least, I don't with my A95.

The only other possibility would be the place you develop your pictures at....
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Old Feb 25, 2005, 8:40 PM   #8
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How does this test screen look? Read this for monitor calibration. Have another print outfit do the same pics and see how they come out.
http://www.normankoren.com/makingfin...r_test_pattern
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