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Colour management systems

Elizabeth Allen

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The advancement of digital imaging has led to the development of numerous different technologies and devices for the capture, display and output of image data. While this provides great flexibility and a wide variety of options in terms of the imaging chain and image workflow, it means that certain aspects of image control are much more complex than they are with silver halide imaging. The most obvious example is that of digital colour reproduction, which is dealt with in detail in Chapter 23. Because so many alternative methods are employed to capture and reproduce colour in digital devices, the image will pass through a ...

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