Selecting the Right Color Profile for Epson Scanners

This is Part 2 of the Color Management series.  For an overview of color management covered in Part 1 please refer to this link here.

To select the right color profile for your scanner first open the application that was included with the scanner. I have the Epson V700 so the application panel looks like this:

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To access the color profile settings click the “Configuration” or similar labelled button.

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Last step is to select the “Adobe RGB” target profile from the drop down list. And now your scanner is correctly color profiled!

For setting up Photoshop color profiling please refer to the Computer Darkroom tutorial.

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