[argyllcms] Re: Fwd: Simple how-to on camera profiling

  • From: adam k <aak1946@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 14:33:03 -0400

What's APT?

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On Mar 20, 2010, at 2:29 PM, Karljohan Lundin Palmerius
 > wrote:

>>>> Again, Argyll 1.1.1 has a matrix only mode (-a m) which is very
>>>> cool.
>>>> Adding some ooomph to your images should not be the job of the
>>>> profile, UFRaw has basecurves for that.
>>> Yes, of course, but you need the profile to get a good baseline to
>>> add
>>> the "ooomph" to :-)  I don't have version 1.1.1 at the moment so I
>>> can't try it but I just assume that the gamma in the gamma+matrix is
>>> used to compensate for the most basic non-linearities in the camera.
>> Well, Argyll is free, no reason not to update :)
> Well, there is one reason not to upgrade and that's APT. Whether or
> not it's a good reason is a question still open for discussion. Do you
> think using the matrix only mode is so much better that it's worth the
> extra trouble? I've used APT for so long that I've almost forgotten
> how it was to manually download a program and then go through the full
> installation procedure. :-)
> / KJ

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