Go Back   DreamTeamDownloads1, FTP Help, Movies, Bollywood, Applications, etc. & Mature Sex Forum, Rapidshare, Filefactory, Freakshare, Rapidgator, Turbobit, & More MULTI Filehosts > Computer/MAC Help/Info. & New Technology > How To - (Tips and Tricks) & Computer Fun

How To - (Tips and Tricks) & Computer Fun All the Help You Need and Tips & Tricks for your PC & some Humourous Stuff. If You Need Computer Help, Start a New Thread in the Computer Help Section Above

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Hallo to All Members. As you can see we regularly Upgrade our Servers, (Sorry for any Downtime during this). We also have added more Forums to help you with many things and for you to enjoy. We now need you to help us to keep this site up and running. This site works at a loss every month and we appeal to you to donate what you can. If you would like to help us, then please just send a message to any Member of Staff for info on how to do this,,,, & Thank You for Being Members of this site.
Post New ThreadClosed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-08-11, 23:11   #1
 
Ladybbird's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 34,776
Thanks: 23,503
Thanked 12,728 Times in 8,566 Posts
Ladybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond reputeLadybbird has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase
Best Admin Best Admin Gold Medal Gold Medal 
Total Awards: 6

Default My Photos Look Different on the Internet! How Can I Fix Them?






Ever spent ages working on a photo, only to upload it and find out it looks completely different in your browser? Let us explain why, and how you can easily fix the problem with Photoshop or GIMP.
This is a problem that has plagued most of us that use the internet to share any sort of photography. You might have just thought that the browser displayed photographs differently, and that nothing could be done to fix it. The simple truth is, it’s a quick, easy fix, and one that can be done with freeware GIMP or Photoshop.


The Short Answer: It’s Your Color Profile







When you work in photo editing programs like Photoshop or GIMP (or, indeed, even when you shoot photos) your image is embedded with a color profile, and this color profile is sometimes not the color profile that browsers use—sRGB. Browsers force images to use the sRGB color profile, and thusly change the way the colors look. That seems simple enough, right? But what the heck is a color profile, anyway?


The Long Answer: What is a Color Profile?






Color Profiles, sometimes called ICC profiles, are the information embedded in image files to translate them from picture data into the colors that appear on your monitor or come out of your printer. While colors may seem absolute to our eye, the math and science behind creating the values we see in digital imaging have created lots of different color models, including CMYK, RGB, HSL, Lab, and others. In addition to this, only limited color ranges are available for each medium. A monitor might be able to display 24 million colors, and a piece of paper run through a inkjet might only be able to display half of that. Color profiles are a layer of translation between the steps of the abstract RGB or CMYK values, and the actual, real representation on a monitor, television, or printed page.






Basically speaking, they describe what colors are possible for each medium, and these colors possible are the “color space.” As you can see above, the sRGB space most commonly used by browsers is the smallest, while Adobe RGB has a much wider gamut. Any file created with an Adobe RGB or CMYK color profile will be automatically downsized to the sRGB profile, and a very noticeable color shift happens. So what can be done to sidestep this problem?




The Solution: Changing Your Image’s Color Profile







Change it in Photoshop: You’ll find that Changing color profiles is pretty simple, as many of them come with the program. Navigate to Edit > Convert to Profile, which will keep the same colors, but translate them into the proper color profile. By contrast, “ Assign Profile” will simply keep the same values, allowing them to be run through the filter of a different color profile—exactly what your web browser does. So remember to use “Convert to Profile.”





It’s as simple as changing the destination space to sRGB and pressing OK, and your image is ready to be viewed in a browser.



Change it in GIMP: There are two ways to convert a color profile using GIMP. The long way is to open a file, then navigate to Image > Mode > Convert to Color Profile.

You’ll be given the opportunity to convert the color profile to sRGB or select a profile you’ve downloaded. You can download sRGB, as well as some other important color profiles here, if you need them. Once you pick sRGB here, you’re ready to “Convert” and upload your image.



GIMP’s second method: Of course, before you get that file open, GIMP will actually warn you that you’re working in an embedded color profile, and ask if you want to convert it to sRGB right off. If you do, go right ahead and tell it to “Convert,” and your image is Web ready in an instant.





You can rest easy. Your photo is now ready to be viewed in a browser, and will look identical to how it looks in your graphics editing program.


Thanks to Eric Goodnight
__________________
Nil Carborundum Illegitemi My Advice is Free My Friendship is Priceless

FREEBIES Continue to be a BURDEN on Our Increasing Server/Privacy Costs. Please DONATE Something to HELP...PM an Admin for Further Info.



& Thanks to Those That Have Taken The Time to Register & Become a Member of ... 1...
Ladybbird is online now  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Post New ThreadClosed Thread


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2
Designed by: vBSkinworks