imagenderstanding light and colour is at least as important to the serious digital designer as it was to his traditional counterpart. It could even be considered more important, in the sense that the digital designer is virtually ‘painting with the colours of light’. The diagram below summarises the process by which the digital designer captures the image of an object for inclusion in a composition, works on the composition while viewing it on a monitor screen and then outputs the result to a printer. Understanding this colour reproduction process, with ...

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