Working Spaces II

What? Working spaces again? This is unfortunately a complex subject with no ideal solution. Common difficulties when selecting a working color space are:

  • DSLR cameras are able to capture color gamuts that are larger than those that most contemporary printers and monitors can reproduce.

  • If you want to use this capability to the full, you will need to work with 16-bit color depth in a large color space, such as ProPhoto RGB. If you use sRGB, Adobe RGB (1998), or eciRGB, you immediately lose some of your color range. Some high-end printers can reproduce colors that lie outside sRGB and Adobe RGB color spaces, and we are not keen on losing them if we can help it.

    Figure 3-40. Most monitors can display neither the complete camera nor ...

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