I am having difficulties exporting my work in that the resulting exported image is different to the image in the workspace. Specifically, the problem is with a particular layer that is composed of a clipping mask with an associated colorized Hue/Saturation layer at 50% opacity - please see this image:
^ this is the work as it appears in the workspace. The layer in question is the hills in the background of the image: in the workspace they are a purple mauve colour. However, when I export, the hills layer changes colour to a blue colour:
^ this is the resulting exported image with the incorrect coloration. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?
For reference, here are screenshots of my exporting options (notice how in the 'Export As' dialogue box the hills are the wrong colour) -
If I do 'Quick Export as PNG' I get the same problem.
Here is a screenshot of the layer:
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I am using Photoshop 2021 and these are the specs of my laptop:
MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)
Processor: 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5
Memory: 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000 1536 MB
Could you please post screenshots from before and after flattening the image taken at View > 100% with the pertinent Panels (Toolbar, Layers, Channels, Options Bar, …) visible?
Hello @c.pfaffenbichler, hope you are well and thank you for your response.
Here is a screenshot with all the panels with the view at 100%:
Sorry, what do you mean by flattening the image?
Also, I have been working on the image since my initial post, and this is how the image is now appearing in the 'Export As...' dialogue box:
^ now a different layer seems to be affected by the same problem.
Exporting png or jpg necessitates merging the Layers because those formats only support one Layer.
So unless @D Fosse ’s advice already solved the issue please post screenshots taken at View > 100% before and after flattening the image.
I am afraid the problem might be that the layered file is displayed inexactly at magnifications smaller than 100%.
The original color mismatch happens because Export (and Save For Web) are not color managed by default.
If you check "embed color profile", this also turns on the correctly color managed view in Export. Then it will match Photoshop and any other color managed application used to view the image.