Dave Badger <dbadge@...>
on 10/6/01 3:00 PM, Dan Margulis wrote:
Dot gain and black generation are different animals. If you believe that anI have been using Photoshop's Medium Generation for a long time now because
GCR is supposed to give you better saturation and depth in the darker
colors. I believe this to be true and think that, for example, cyan in reds
being replaced partially by black is a good thing. Yet no black substitution
take place in lighter skin tones, so the start point of this setting seems
Using this setting means the black is more critical on press, so I would
think using UCR or Light GCR would be better for newsprint since their black
plate would be less controlled or more dot gain.
Printers who insist on one method or another generally are completely outThis statement seems to indicate that people who use Photoshop's Medium GCR
setting are unsophisticated users. Yet you've said one form of UCR/GCR is
not necessarily better then another.
The same pluses and minuses apply: with a heavier black,Can you further explain why you favor a skeleton black and are there any
other downsides to GCR then those you listed above?