reddish tone on print

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manttila
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reddish tone on print

Post by manttila » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:01 pm

I have just installed my TurboPrint Pro on KDE Neon Linux OS and trying to learn color management.
My desire is to able to get printed photo closer to what I am seeing on screen.

I have (hopefully succesfully) calibrated my monitor and applied the newly created profile. I used Argyll to create the monitor profile that is installed with dispwin and via colord-KDE (system settings GUI). To me everything looks ok.

I have now processed a RAW image with Corel Aftershot Pro 3 that applies a sRGB IEC61966-2.1 color space to the jpg-image. I am opening it in GIMP 2.10 (both in gimp sRGB and in the origincal color space) and printing with the TurboPrint add-on.
My printer is Canon PIXMA MG6250 with the original ink. I was using the Canon Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201) paper. In the TurboPrint I selected Canon PhotoPlus Semigloss SG-101, which I considered closest, Colorspace sRGB (default) and resolution 2400 dpi.

However, it looks to me that the printout has a reddish tint. The image appears warmer (possibly also a bit darker) than the original. I believe, i saw similar reddish tonality is some other images too. Is there any idea what could be wrong in my setup - or is there difference in the SG-101 vs SG-201 paper ? I am still not very experienced in color management and I may be doing some beginners typical errors that someone could pick from the description. Or, is it purely an issue of the accuracy in the monitor profiling ?

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