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Page 1: and Packages ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 3 · ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 3 Print and Print Packages –With Mike McCarthy. Printing with Lightroom “N i“Negatives are thhe notebkbooks,

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 3Print and Print Packages –With Mike McCarthy

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Printing with LightroomPrinting with Lightroom

“N i     h   b k   h  j i  “Negatives are the notebooks, the jottings, the false starts. A proper print… is the 

l d  h h ”completed photograph.”‐ Eugene SmithWWII Photographerg p

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Printing with LightroomPrinting with Lightroom

Li h   ff   h    h   i l   Lightroom offers much more than simply being able to print your images

l You can create custom page layouts You can create custom print packages You can print to JPEG image for sharing or eventual uploading to a lab service

By selecting multiple images you can even batch process your workflow 

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Why Lightroom?Why Lightroom?

Li h  h   ll  h     bili i     Lightroom has all the same capabilities as Photoshop in a more intuitive package

C l   Colour management Live Print PreviewP i t M lti l  I Print Multiple Images

Presets for both Layouts and Processing Plus all the simple controls you expect from  Plus all the simple controls you expect from Lightroom

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A Word About ColourA Word About Colour…

I   d       h   i   h   h     In order to ensure the print matches what you see on your screen…

Y   d    lib     i You need to calibrate your monitor You need to understand the difference between RGB and CMYKRGB and CMYK

You need your printer manual

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Colour Management 101Colour Management 101

Colour Space Colour Space All computer displays use a 

“Colour Space” The most common is called  The most common is called 

sRGB Adobe RGB 1998 represents a 

larger range of colours and is g gused by higher end displays and printers

ProPhoto RGB covers a much id     f  l   d   wider range of colours and as 

you can see from the chart even covers colours outside the range of human sightg g

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Colour Management 101Colour Management 101

Check your camera Check your camera… Is it set to capture in sRGB, AdobeRGB or ProPhoto 

RGB? Do you shoot RAW?

Check your computer/OS… Windows, prior to Vista did not natively colour 

   di lmanage your displays Since Vista (and more so in Windows7), display 

profiling is supported although not embedded

Check your software… Internet Explorer is NOT colour managed

l d Image Viewer is NOT colour managed

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Colour Management 101Colour Management 101

E  th h    it  i   lib t d Even though your monitor is calibrated… If your software is not “aware” of the calibrated profile 

of your display  it cannot “fix” the colours to match the of your display, it cannot  fix  the colours to match the output

Calibrating your monitor is the first stepg y p Your calibration software will use a special sensor 

– called a colorimeter – to measure the actual colour displayed for a given set of standard colours and then creates a “profile” for the video 

d d i   d  ti   tcard driver and operating system

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Colour Management 101Colour Management 101

O    di l  i   lib t d    h     Once your display is calibrated, you have a solid baseline to “colour correct” and adjust your photosyour photos

Only once you have this baseline can you judge the output from your printerj g p y p

There are on‐line services that will perform custom printer / paper profiles for a fee

There are calibration kits from X‐Rite, Color Munki and others that can calibrate both di l   d  idisplays and printers

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Colour Management 101Colour Management 101

M it  (CRT/LCD/LED)   R d G  Bl   Monitors (CRT/LCD/LED) use Red Green Blue based colour spaces

Printers use Cyan Magenta Yellow blacK Printers use Cyan Magenta Yellow blacKbased colour spaces

Some new printers offer Red and Blue inks in Some new printers offer Red and Blue inks in addition to the CYMK

Others offer Light Cyan, Light Magenta and g y , g gsome even Light Black and Light Light Black

Different manufacturers approach the issue of colour in many different ways

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Software SetupSoftware Setup

One of the most common issues with printing is  One of the most common issues with printing is that both the software and the printer BOTH try to manage the colour

This can lead to very pronounced colour shifts as the software corrects things and then the printer corrects things again!g g

ALWAYS turn off colour management in one place or the otherP ll  I t   ff  l   t i  th   Personally, I turn off colour management in the printer and manually tell the software what I expect to see…

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Your Printer DriverYour Printer Driver

I     E  P    f   ll      I use an Epson Pro 4000 for all my own printingh d l k l k h The driver setting page looks like this:

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Turn Off Management in the Turn Off Management in the Printer

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Back to LightroomBack to Lightroom…

Th  l   f  h   i   d l   h ld b     The layout of the print module should be a familiar sight, so lets take a detailed look…

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Print Module PanelsPrint Module Panels

L  S l Layout Style Single Image/Contact SheetPi  P k Picture Package

Custom Package

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Single Image / Contact SheetSingle Image / Contact Sheet

Thi   i  l     i     i l  i     This option lets you print a single image once or multiple times per page O l l h Or multiple images as a contact sheet You can include additional image info and text too

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Picture PackagePicture Package

Thi   i  l     i      l   f  This option lets you print a custom layout of ONE image per page

k ll ll Picture Package will automatically create multiple pages for multiple images

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Custom PackageCustom Package

C  P k   i     h  fl ibili     Custom Package gives you the flexibility to create your own layouts, background images and even photo book pages using multiple and even photo book pages using multiple images

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PanelsPanels

I  S i Image Settings

Single Image

Picture Package

Custom Package

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PanelsPanels

L   Layout  Single Image/Contact Sheet Only

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PanelsPanels

G id Guides Single Image/Contact Sheet Only

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PanelsPanels

R l  G id  & G id Rulers, Grids & Guides Picture and Custom Packages Only

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PanelsPanels

P Page

Single Image/g gContact Sheet

Picture & CustomPackage

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Identity Plates In LightroomIdentity Plates In Lightroom

Id i  Pl     d   h l   k   Identity Plates are used to help make Lightroom “look” like YOUR softwareO h l d h l Once you have selected a graphic logo or created a text one, you can tell Lightroom to di l  it i   t t i  l ti  t  h l  display it in strategic locations to help “brand” the software

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PanelsPanels

C ll Cells

Picture PackageCustom Package

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PanelsPanels

P i  J b Print Job

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Print JobPrint Job

D f  M d   P i  h dl   l   Draft Mode – Printer handles colour management!

h b dd d l To use the embedded image color space, enable “Managed By Printer”

If you do not have a specific profile for your printer and paper, enable “Managed By P i t ”Printer”

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Rendering IntentRendering Intent

More often than not  the printer’s color space is  More often than not, the printer’s color space is smaller than the image’s color space

This means the printer may not be able to reproduce p y pall of the color faithfully

Perceptual IntentThi   i   i       h   i l  l i hi   This option tries to preserve the visual relationship between colors. This may shift “In‐Gamut” colors to keep them in proportion to shifted “Out‐Of‐Gamut” colors

l Relative intent This option preserves all “In‐Gamut” colors and shifts “Out‐

Of‐Gamut” colors to the closest reproducible color

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A Word about DPIA Word about DPI…

DPI  D  P  i h DPI – Dots Per inch DPI applies ONLY as far as printing is concernedA hi h  DPI d        hi h   l i   A higher DPI does not mean a higher resolution image

A 300DPI image that is 300 pixels by 450 pixels will  A 300DPI image that is 300 pixels by 450 pixels will print at 1” x 1.5”

A 96DPI image that is 300 pixels by 450 pixels will 96 age t at s 300 p e s by 450 p e sprint at 3.1” by 4.7”

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A Word About DPIA Word About DPI…

You may think that maintaining a high DPI for very  You may think that maintaining a high DPI for very large prints is just as important as it is for smaller printsK  i   i d th t l   i t    i t d d t  b   Keep in mind that larger prints are intended to be viewed from further away…

Very large prints – ie: Billboard size – are typically l lprinter at as little as 72DPI

A guideline that I follow is that anything below 8x12” should be at 300DPI, larger (up to 16x20”) should be 3 , g ( p )at 240DPI, and for poster sizes or larger I work with the printer and supply whatever they recommend

This helps keep file sizes smaller and more This helps keep file sizes smaller and more transportable

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Keyboard ShortcutsKeyboard Shortcuts

P i i Printing Print  – [Ctrl]+[P] Print One Copy  – [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[P]Print One Copy  [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[P] Page Setup  – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[P]

Views Go To First Page  – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Left Arrow] Go To  Previous Page  – [Ctrl]+[Left Arrow] Go To Last Page  – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Right Arrow] Go To Last Page  – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Right Arrow] Go To  Next Page  – [Ctrl]+[Right Arrow]

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Keyboard ShortcutsKeyboard Shortcuts

P  E Page Extras Show Guides – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[H] Show Margins & Gutters – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[M]Show Margins & Gutters [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[M] Show Image Cells – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[K] Show Page Bleeds – [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[J]

Sh  R l [Ct l] [R] Show Rulers – [Ctrl]+[R]

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Resources on the WebResources on the Web

Ad b Adobe www.adobe.com/products/photoshoplightroom

d b /d i t / h t h li ht www.adobe.com/designcenter/photoshoplightroom

National Association of Photoshop ProfessionalsProfessionals www.photoshopusertv.com www kelbytv com www.kelbytv.com www.photoshopuser.com Referral: MiMcC or code: woxnhc

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Additional ResourcesAdditional Resources

Lightroom Killer Tips Lightroom Killer Tips www.lightroomkillertips.com

Photoshop & Lightroom Users GroupPhotoshop & Lightroom Users Group www.photoshopusersgroup.com

Lightroom Galleriesg www.lightroomgalleries.com

Adobe Lightroom Journal blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjournal

Adobe Labs (Beta and upcoming stuff…)l b d b labs.adobe.com

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Wrap UpWrap Up

Q i ? Questions?

Please complete the survey – if you haven’t already. We appreciate your f db k d lfeedback and use it to continuously improve our service.

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Thanks for your attention!Thanks for your attention!

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