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Calibrating A BenQ Monitor - The why and How of Hardware Calibration

Mark Wood
2019/04/03

Fine Art and Commercial Photographer / UK

Photographer Mark Wood splits his time between commercial work and teaching, whilst ensuring he makes time for his personal projects. Mark trained as a printmaker, utilizing the traditional techniques of etching and lithography to create fine art print, before moving to digital print in the mid 90’s.

Why is hardware calibration important in a monitor? To accurately represent the tones and colors of the photos on the screen. A color calibrated display allows precise control when manipulating images for realistic or stylized results. For the How-To, check out the video's step-by-step guide for hardware color calibration on a BenQ SW271.

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