Basics of Colour Management & Printing


  • Learn about the genesis of colour and how colour happens
  • Understand why colour management is necessary
  • Learn why you need to calibrate your monitor
  • Learn how to optimize an image for printing & participate in printing demonstrations
  • Get your monitor calibrated by IME team

Course Duration

  • 3 Classes
  • 4 hours x 3 (12 hours of teaching and training ) 

Course Description

  • All classes are interactive multimedia experiences
  • Demonstrations and real life scenarios
  • Fully colour managed workflow setup and printing demonstrated during the class
  • Option of getting the first calibration of one of your monitors by the IME team
  • Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants with 100% attendance

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who wants to understand the basics of colour, colour reproduction and digital printing
  • All modern digital photographers

Medium of Instruction

  • English

Course Schedule

  • To be announced
  • Saturday - 1300 - 1700

Required Equipment

  • None


Teaching Panel

Genesis of Colour

  • What is colour
  • What generates colour and how colour happens
  • Components of colour puzzle

Humans and Colour

  • Human perception of colour
  • Colour phenomena

Computers and Colour

  • How colours are generated in computers
  • Monitors and colour
  • Choosing a monitor
  • Calibrating Monitors
  • Basics of colour management


  • Optimizing an image for printing
  • Getting the consistent colour on prints
  • Strategies for getting better prints from digital colour labs

Educational/Enrolment Requirements

  • None

Getting the best out of this course

  • As in all other courses by IME, we expect students to spend 2 hours on homework for each hour spent in the class
  • Participation in all classes is expected to get the best out of the course and 100% attendance is required for the certificate of participation

Enrolment Process

  • A limited number of students will be enrolled per class
  • Positions are given on first come first serve basis
  • Students need to choose a payment option and must make the payment to secure a placement


Course Fee: Rs 15,000.00 (Rupees Fifteen Thousand)

  • Eligible for 5% discount if paid two weeks prior to the commencement of the course
  • Discounted fee is Rs.14,250.00

Making Payments

  • Payments can be made in person, to our bank account or via credit card (being developed)
  • A reference number is required to deposit money to our bank account and should be stated on the deposit slip
  • Reference numbers can be obtained by contacting our Registrar or filling out the following form

Contact Numbers

  • 011 309 4300
  • 077 415 1065
  • 071 274 5005
  • 077 762 5140