VGM digital images contain embedded ICC pro les. These pro les facillitate accurate communication of color and tone scale intent and therefore must be honored. Make certain your software is con gured to preserve embedded pro les. VGM delivers standard RGB les with the eciRGB_v2 working color space.
2. CONVERT TO PRINTINGPROFILE
When you convert VGM digital les to printing-outputpro les you should always use the Relative Colorimetric rendering intent with use of black point compensation.
3. DISPLAY CALIBRATION
For softproo ng you need to preview your image on a display that is calibrated with the following settings when making the monitor ICC pro el:
white point: D50 tonal response curve: L* Lumiance: White 160 cd/m2 Black Min. Neutral
When making page layouts you should use our original RGB images with our eciRGB_v2 pro le. When making the pdf you should convert the RGB to the wanted CMYK.
On this website you can nd pdf speci cations: http://www.gwg.org
You should always embed the used converted CMYK ICC pro le to the PDF le. It is than always possible to convert to an other devicelink pro le.
On this website you can nd al the ISO CMYK Pro les: http://www.eci.org/en/colorstandards/offset
VGM digital images have no output sharpening applied because shar- pening is process-dependent and no general solution is possible. It is very important that you consult with your printer/publisher regarding the correct application of sharpening for your nal printed output. Be certain to determine who will be responsible for applying output sharpening.
6. IMAGE SIZE
Never resize VGM digital images to create larger les. If you need higher resolution les please con- tact us. By downampling use Bicubic Sharper.