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

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Chapter 11

Color Reproduction

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

 

Objectives of Color Reproduction

When considering the properties required of color photographic materials, it is necessary to include the purpose for making the photograph. Generally, the objective of color photography is to produce either an accurate color photograph or a pleasing color photograph. Accurate color reproduction implies a certain correspondence of the colors in the photograph to those of an original scene. When the viewer is familiar with objects in the photograph, having the colors in the reproduction match the ...

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