03-03-2007, 01:47 AM #1
colours more vivid on iphoto than desktop
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- Mar 03, 2007
I am new to Mac. I'll try to be short.
I used a photo as my desktop background on my macbookpro. However, when I opened the same photo in iphoto, it looks much sharper and the colors are much more vivid than on my desktop background.
I noticed the same thing with all other photos. They look better in iphoto than in Preview for example.
Could someone explain why this is so?
03-04-2007, 06:43 AM #2
my guess is that iPhoto may recognise embedded colour profiles, whereas preview may not (although you can match and assign profiles in Preview through Tools.) Perhaps try duplicating an image, assign a profile to one, and test it in both preview and iPhoto at the same time.
03-04-2007, 02:46 PM #3
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- May 27, 2006
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- Macbook Pro 17" 2.6GHz 4GB RAM
Perhpas you have your desktop preferences to "Stretch to fill screen"- would definitely make the image look less sharp if it is smaller than the screen size.
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