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Book module Photos in Book Module looking desaturated compared to their version in the Library


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Mar 25, 2018
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Lightroom Classic v 10.2 (Camera Raw 13.4)
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  1. macOS 11.0 Big Sur
Good afternoon

I am quite puzzled. I have been using the Book module for years without much problem and I'm very comfortable changing layouts, fonts etc.

I tend to edit my pictures in the Develop module as I go to ensure consistency of tones etc. However, in the book I am currently working on, the pictures in the book look quite desaturated compared to their version in the Library or the Develop modules. When I edit an image in Develop, it very briefly appears as in Develop and then becomes flat after a split of a second. It is particularly obvious in the skin tones and I attach 2 screenshots to illustrate my problem (I am aware that the WB isn't correct but this is just for illustration purposes) .

I've checked that soft proofing isn't on, the colour space (sRGB) but just cannot figure it out so any help or suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks

From the Book Module:
From Book Module.png

From the Develop Module:
From Develop Module.png