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Old 04-22-2009, 09:32 PM
itchymacnitt itchymacnitt is offline
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Default Screen Calibration

hi all,
Im having problems with the calibration of my laptop screen and thereby my photos. When I view my shots on other computers (work) I see much brighter images, even to the extent that I find I've taken the contrast up too far and haven't seen this on my laptop before I've uploaded the shot.
I have tried adjusting the calibration and tweaking the graphics card settings but so far am having little success.
Any ideas welcomed.
Trev.
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:17 AM
Romatou Romatou is offline
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Default Re: Screen Calibration

My laptop is calibrated with a Colorvision Spyder2 Express : easy tu use , fairly good result

http://www.datacolor.eu/

You may also google for other brands.

Amicalement ,
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Old 04-23-2009, 12:34 PM
pastadog pastadog is offline
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Default Re: Screen Calibration

I switched from desktop to laptop a few weeks ago, and I've been experiencing the same problem. Kind of low brightness, or a feeling of some partial desaturation in the monitor. Of course if I apply contrast, brigthness or desaturation to get a satisfactory result, then it might be too much when seen in other monitors. If you have a solution to this problem, please let us know.
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:15 PM
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Default Re: Screen Calibration

I had a similar problem. Noticed that the laptop screen settings defaulted to whatever was specified in the power management mode selected on switch on, so changed whether on battery or mains etc. As well as that the quality of the screen must have an effect as well. Haven't got around to trying the Spyder on it yet though.

Dougie.
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Old 04-23-2009, 04:48 PM
graffer graffer is offline
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Default Re: Screen Calibration

Hello Trev,

You might be interested in this thread regarding screen calibration, that I started recently.

Regards,

Peter.
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