So, why are my colours different when I upload them onto the internet. I feel like I've edited them colourwise to the point of perfection but once they're uploaded -- the colour is totally less than how I initially perceived it in Photoshop.

  • nshepard 9y

  • jbhalper 9y

    Are you using color profiles? Or, are you editing them with a large bright white frame behind them? Colors look different on flickr sometimes because they've got so much white around them.

    Otherwise, it might be a screen-to-screen gamma issue, especially if you've altered your own monitor's gamma in any way.

    I know what you mean though, i catch photos in my stream sometimes, and i just think to myself, "what is going on with this one?"

    But, this photo has beautiful clarity, and just enough coolness in the light.
  • Polstar* 9y

    This is a great shot - I love the contrast of the red and the white.

    I've tried calibrating my screen - have you done that? Sometimes mine still looks a bit off though.

    Score 8/10 (from the Score Me!
  • Warman 9y

    Score 8/10 (from the Score Me!

    Great catch.
  • 9y

    Great, just great and the colors look really good to me.

    Score 10/10 (from the Score Me!
  • Rodrigo Ojeda 9y

    Nice composition I like the colors but the horizon is a little off.

    Score 8/10 (from the Score Me!
  • Eric Kelley 9y

    Well, I love this shot. I was talking to a friend today about the colour red... You make it work excellently (is that a word). Well done.

    How is Chicago treating you? cold? raining, snowy?

    if it is, keep it there and dont let it come this way.
  • Délirante bestiole [la poésie des goupils] 9y

    Score 5/10 (from the Score


    Feel nothing in that pix... Look like a flat subject in an insipid world... Good DOF and texture... Don't like the compo and thema perhaps cause this make me neurasthenic... Sorry
  • verisimilitude 9y

    The red and the vividness of that color instantly popped out to me. I like this photograph.
  • Nate Chongsiriwatana 9y

    This is gorgeous, Nick.

    For the colors, make sure you are uploading files with sRGB as their color profile. Adobe RGB will look stupid on the web.
  • Nate Chongsiriwatana 9y

    Never mind. You are in sRGB. I have no idea then. I notice slight loss of contrast and intensity upon upload of sRGB files, too, which I have no clue how to fix.
  • jim simonson 9y

    nice composition
  • Ralf-Juergen 9y

    I like the colors!
  • Br. Pier Giorgio (Dan) 9y

    I agree with all thouse who enjoy the colors you contrasted. THey have a simple beauty which reflect your subjects well.
  • Bill Vaccaro 9y

    You need a color calibration device. That'll bring the monitor in line with what you should be seeing. eye poppin' reds here, Nick.
  • Peter Maris 9y

    Colours? Hmm sorry I was just looking at her...a gorgeous girl and coffee. Serious I do not see much of a colour imperfection. I like the contrast a lot, that it goes unnoticed.
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