Monitor calibration is something that isn't too exciting, but is so essential to successful digital photography.
As BetterPhoto instructor Rob Sheppard says: "Calibration will not guarantee better prints, no matter what the marketing hype says. It will guarantee a more consistent and accurate monitor that can help with printing, but a good print is another issue."
Read Rob's thoughts and insights over at the BetterPhotoJim photography blog:
Have fun calibrating!