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Photo Editing Monitors?

Hey guys, could I please have some suggestions on some good monitors for Photo / Video editing? (Monitor budget being $500 - $750 USD)

I know very little on the topic, that's why I'm asking for help, but I'd like to consider this things that I'm looking for:

- Any type of IPS (I got told those have good color accuracy, I think?)

- Above Full HD resolution (as in not taking FHD into account, just above)

Thank you so much in advance! Happy

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There's a deep problem with relying on the monitor for this.

In reply to: Photo Editing Monitors?

Since the PC could be off, this is why, when wanting accurate colors you also budget for a color calibration device. Google about the Pantone Huey and devices like that.

You don't need 500+ buck displays. A few hundred will do once you calibrate.

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In reply to: There's a deep problem with relying on the monitor for this.

Thank you for the input! I'm just wondering, then what should I exactly look for when comparing monitors? (the most important things) to at least get a decent one that fits my needs

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Most likely checking reviews.

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Ones that report the color gamut. The color accuracy is not usually up to the monitor alone but your PC, the monitor and a calibration kit. While many displays are close to OK, if you take 2 monitors and send them the same signals, a side by side comparison will so some variation. This is why for those that want to do photoshop with accurate colors they get the calibration kit.

Don't take this wrong. Spending more on the monitor won't get us a monitor that needs no calibration.

Post was last edited on August 5, 2018 2:41 PM PDT

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In reply to: Most likely checking reviews.

I think I got the right idea now, you just made everything easier, thanks!

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