How to Color Match Your ColorEdge Monitor and Photo Prints

Mac OS x Canon x Photoshop Elements 11

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How to set your printer

OS Printer Image Software
Mac OS Canon PIXMA Pro Series Adobe PhotoShop Elements 11


1In Adobe Photoshop Elements, go to File > Print.

go to File > Print


2. In the print window, choose your printer under Select Printer and click More Options in the lower left.

click More Options


3. In the More Options window, select Color Management. For Color Handling, select Photoshop Elements Manages Colors. Under Printer Profile, select the paper profile you will be using and for Rendering Intent, select Relative Colorimetric. Click OK.

select Relative Colorimetric. Click OK

・Rendering Intent
Under Rendering Intent, you can choose between Perceptual and Relative Colorimetric. Perceptual compresses the entire color gamut to match the color gamut that can be reproduced by your printer. Using this option, it is possible that many colors could deviate from the color gamut that can be printed due to the connecting color gradations. However, Relative Colorimetric is a setting that allows the colors that cannot be reproduced by your printer to be converted into those that closely resemble them without compressing the color gamut. This method prioritizes the color reproducibility in the printable color gamut. 

4. When you return to the print screen, click Print.

click Print


5. In the new print window, reconfirm your printer and click Show Details if they are hidden.


6. Select Quality and Media from the center menu and set the Media Type to the desired paper (ex. Photo Paper Plus Glossy II).

click Print


7. Now select Color Matching from the menu in Step 4, make sure that Color Sync is checked, and click Print.


Once you have successfully printed, return to Monitor Adjustment.  Select your desired adjustment software. [Monitor Adjustment]

Using ColorNavigator Color Management Software Using ColorNavigator Elements Photo Color Matching Software

Color Matching Process

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