Calibrating or new monitor?

1 year 3 months ago #718537 by Stefana-Maria
Hi guys,
So I'm having a real struggle with my monitor. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 110. I am not a pro so I calibrated my laptop just from the display settings. The photos look more or less the same on different smartphones and laptop. Now I calibrated my laptop with spider x pro and the photos look very saturated, no contrast at all and the colors are very washed. I re-edited a photo and sent it to my samsung s10 out of curiosity and they are very very contrasted. I'll print some photos tomorrow to see the truth. Since the calibration is probably not an option for my laptop, I'd buy a monitor for around 300€. Any suggestions? What do you guys use?


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1 year 3 months ago #718538 by Nikon Shooter
Many devices use well established colour spaces, that's why pic-
tures look more or less the same on different smartphones and
laptop.

I used to calibrate cathodic screens about every 4 to 6 weeks but
screens are no longer cathodic screens and thus more stable to
the point that I will calibrate my macs only from the software inside.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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