This article was originally posted to Dave Scott’s website, Northwest Moments.
Frequently, in our photo competitions at the Tacoma Photographic Society, makers have comments like “My image was brighter on my screen at home.”
99.9% of the time the issue is likely caused by the maker exporting the image to an incorrect color space or color profile.
If you are exporting an image to be displayed on a website, it is absolutely critical that you choose the correct color space.
There is only one: sRGB.