Updated March 2010
Roses are magenta, violets are cyan… this one (by photographer and author Elliot Ng) goes out to all you dedicated digital photographers out there who diligently color-corrected Aunt Gladys’ navy kneesocks in holiday photos with Photoshop (you know who you are). You can download the Blurb ICC Profile currently used for Blurb books so you can shoot and color-correct your photos using the same color profile.
This will help you make the colors in your photos a closer match with those output by Blurb’s commercial printers, so that the magenta roses you see on your computer screen look brilliant when you see them in your published Blurb book. If that’s not enough for you, here are more red-hot tips for color management.
We thought about making you a card out of paper doilies, but figured this would be a better way to win the hearts of you savvy Blurbarians. Got any tips of your own to offer? Come on, share the love with your fellow photogs…