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How to preserve color ?

BJNicholls

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"RE: How to preserve color ?"

BJNicholls Gold Member Awarded for his contributions to the community and the Resources Charter Member
Tue 13-Aug-02 02:56 PM

sRGB is a small gamut colorspace. Stardardize on it only if you will be using your images for web and computer display.

If you will be printing your images, Adobe RGB is a wider gamut space that is better for printing workflow. You can always convert images to sRGB when you downsample them for web use , leaving the original file in wide gamut with the full color range. Once an image is converted to sRGB, the lost color gamut can't be recovered.

The link below has a chart showing device gamut vs. colorspace gamut. The center two images show the fit difference between Adobe RGB and sRGB:

http://popphoto.com/pdfs/colormanagp2.pdf

BJ

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A general, generic topic How to preserve color ? [View all] , gewe21 , Fri 09-Aug-02 02:27 AM
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