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Tips for managing web color in Photoshop
When saving your images for the web you may have noticed a shifting in color and a reduction in contrast. This change is due to the fact that Photoshop is a color-managed application and the web is not. When an image is Save for Web it does not have color management and you are viewing it as it will appear on the web. To minimize color shifting follow these simply steps.
1. Open image in Photoshop.
2. Change Photoshopâ€™s color management settings by selecting EDIT>Color Settings
(You will want to change your color setting back to Adobe RGB 1998 when you are doing work for print.)
3. Choose sRGB and click OK
4. Select Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation
Images tend to look washed out or desaturated when saved for web. It is recommended that you adjust the saturation from between +10 to +12.
5. Click OK
6. Export image as normal.