Chapter 10

Color Management

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Photograph by David Kelbe, Imaging Science student, Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

What Is CM?

Color Management (CM) has been going on for as long as color printing paper and color slide film have been available. For instance, a photographer would find a particular batch of emulsion printed a bit on the magenta side and would adjust the printing color balance until that batch of emulsion was finished. CM accomplishes the same thing, however the problem has gotten much more complicated.

In photography today, your digital camera may communicate with your monitor or your printer directly. Creating an image on your ...

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