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    Default Computer monitor calibration

    I searched for the subject to no avail. Can someone direct me to the calibration procedure for my monitor. I'm using Windows. Thank you.

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    Typically you will want to get a hardware assisted monitor calibration application, which provides a sensor to place over the screen to give absolute measurements of the screen color. There are several available (I use a ColorVision Spyder2Pro, probably not the best but ok and cheap), ranging from 1 to 3 hundred dollars.

    There are software only applications but they don't do a very good job. Your display driver software should have a color adjustment tab in the properties as well. The problem is that human senses do a poor job of absolute measurement.
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    Default Re: Computer monitor calibration

    Here's something that might help you - http://www.drycreekphoto.com/Learn/m...tion_tools.htm

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    Default Re: Computer monitor calibration

    the first palce to start is http://www.normankoren.com/makingfineprints1A.html

    And once you have decided that it really is quite difficult then you should look for a suitable hardware option.

    I personally use a Pantone Huey - it is less than $100 and for the average home enthusiast it gives great results. If you need to do more than profile and calibrate your monitor then you might need to spend a bit more.
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    Default Re: Computer monitor calibration

    I have access to the colorvision,

    will this make my prints more closely match what is on my screen? also will it work with my notebook screen as well?
    shooting fuji X10 and X-S1 at the moment.

    Soon to have an e-3, e-30, e-620 and e-410 bodies with a bunch of glass. I can't wait to be back with the E-System.

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