[scribus] solid black with LSI/PDFX/Scribus and full colour interiors
rich.inud at naktiv.net
Thu Jun 14 05:08:29 UTC 2012
Ah, ok, we were talking apples and pears then :-)
I'm certain the Gimp can do that, but I'm a little wary of messing with the
originals. Experimentation might be fun though.
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On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 08:11:49PM -0400, john Culleton wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 22:33:05 +0200
> Richard Foley <rich.inud at naktiv.net> wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > I'm not sure we're talking about quite the same thing. This is
> > probably because I haven't explained myself properly. I am not
> > trying to set up a "rich black" spot colour which I can use for type
> > or for black boxes, or something like that. I'm trying to increase
> > the visual contrast of slightly "knocked back" photographs, by
> > increasing the depth of black in the photograph, when printed.
> > It's possible I can't actually get any more black than I've already
> > got from LSI. The glossy cover, for instance, looks just fine.
> > However the inside pages look a little "soft". It's might be partly
> > because of the printing on to matt paper, but not being a media guru,
> > I'm not entirely certain...
> > So, just to clarify, I'm trying to increase the contrast of the
> > images, and think this might be done by making the black, wherever
> > black appears in a photograph, a bit denser. Does this make sense,
> > and are we talking about the same thing here?
> The tools for making black more dense are in Gimp or Krita.
> Unfortunately Gimp only works in RGB color model. Krita will work
> in either color model. I'll see if I can increase contrast in a
> B/W graphic in Krita. Krita is a KDE tool.
> John Culleton
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