I published my first essay on Photoshop Color Management back in the days of version 5. Back then ICC based color management was in its infancy and many Photoshop users needed all the help they could get to understand the myriad of options, dialogs, alerts, etc. With version Photoshop CS6 now in the hands of users it’s time to see what has changed.
The first and most obvious change since CS5 is the UI. However, color management remains very similar in both look and feel to versions dating back as far as CS2, which is a good thing because existing users will be up and running fairly quickly. It’s for this reason that the essay is, for the most part, simply an update of earlier versions rather than a complete rewrite. Continue reading ->