Hey guys, this is a follow on from a question I asked a while ago. I got a photo printed today from a proper print lab and the picture is very dark compared to my monitor. Now as i understand it calibrating is purely for colours not lightness/darkness. I have tried playing with the monitor settings to get a similar looking image on the screen, however its not possible.
The weird thing is when i took it there is was first put on to a monitor that was calibrated fro their printers and it looked spot on, but the print was dark. I dont have any idea how to get my monitor to closely represent the darkness the image will print at. If i lighten the image on the computer the highlights blow out, will the print blow out the highlights too?