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Color Management & Quality Output by Tom Ashe

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COLOR MEASUREMENT, REPRODUCTION & MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

Now that we have an understanding of what a color is, in this chapter we will examine how colors are described, measured, reproduced, and managed. First we will look at the limits of describing a color with language. Then we will review an influential model used for organizing colors created by Albert Munsell. This will lead to a review of the standards and devices used for measuring color that give us objective and repeatable numbers to define colors. After that, we will investigate how we photographers reproduce the colors of the world on our displays and prints, and explore the limitations of those systems. Finally, we will examine the color management techniques used to reproduce colors ...

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