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Real World Color Management, Second Edition by Fred Bunting, Chris Murphy, Bruce Fraser

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9. Evaluating and Editing Profiles: Color Orienteering

In Bruce’s native land, Scotland, many otherwise-normal people happily spend rainy Saturday afternoons tramping across heath and bog, peering through wet glasses at the map in hand, pondering how to relate its contents to the ankle-deep water in which they’re standing. They’re indulging in the grand British pastime of orienteering—negotiating terrain using a map as their guide.

Evaluating and, optionally, editing profiles is a lot like orienteering. The profile is the map, and the device is the territory, but now you’re looking at the map from the middle of the territory, possibly in ankle-deep water, and figuring out just how closely the two correspond.

One view of evaluating profiles is ...

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