26 Color Management

Preserving your colors through your workflow

If you’ve ever noticed that a video played back on television I looks different when played back on a computer, wondered why your photos don’t look the way you remembered them, or mused how colors on video look different than they do on film, you’ve experienced issues related to color management.

Without color management, images might look slightly washed out (A); using color management allows them to be displayed correctly (B). The wrong color profile can misrepresent an image’s internal colors (C).


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