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Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, 3rd Edition by Nanette L. Salvaggio

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Chapter 9

Color

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Photograph by Derrick Clark, www.derrickrayclark.com

 

Introduction

The visual experience of perceiving color does not depend upon language or numbers, but the communication of information about the experience does. It is important that we use an agreed-upon and established vocabulary to talk about color. In the past, various disciplines including photography, art, and graphic arts have had difficulty communicating with each other due to the absence of an agreed-upon common color language. The Munsell Color System and the Standard CIE System of Color Specification have emerged as two of the more successful attempts to organize ...

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