[scribus] Color management for CreateSpace/printer color profiles
subscriber at newtechpub.com
Thu Sep 20 14:14:41 UTC 2012
Does anyone know or have an educated guess what equipment CreateSpace
uses for a color book interior and what is the printer color management
profile to use?
CreateSpace cannot or will not reveal the technical information needed
to manage color for a book interior. All I can learn from CreateSpace
(after a series of queries to support) is that they use digital printers
and I should work in CMYK.
I would like to control the appearance of color photographs AND the
color of display typography. I use Lightroom 3.6 and Photoshop or Gimp
for managing and preparing photos, the color space is Adobe RGB.
Lightroom can set an ICC/ICM profile to print photos, perhaps others
profile types, but needs a file with the printer info.
Scribus allows me to enter the color management profile of the target
What is a proven workflow? Do I convert all the photos to CMYK, and
which program should I use? Or do I work in RGB and rely on Scribus for
Thanks in advance!
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