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Unformatted text preview: Color Management 28/01/2008 08:14:00 What is color management? A means of controlling color o Within an imaging system o Among multiple imaging system Is the conversion between the representation of color on different devices The representation must be unambiguous (must be understood by all systems) Goal To assist in achieving the same appearance of one image on all devices What does CM depend on? The ability to produce similar color gamuts on different devices Simple System Camera -&gt; Color Encoding -&gt; Image Processing -&gt; Printer Camera -&gt; Monitor -&gt; Printer Encoding Concepts Camera Camera Camera Computer Color Encoding System | | | | Printer Printer Printer Printer Why color management? Variability within a given system Differences among devices of the same basic type Ability to deal with incompatibilities among disparate media/device types Options for user interpretation Calibration Bring device to known state Profile device once Calibrate as necessary Re-profile only when cannot be returned to known state...
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- Winter '07
- Color space, ICC, Color management, Lab color space, ICC profile