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

  • From: Karljohan Lundin Palmerius <karljohan.palmerius@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 19:21:38 +0100

>>> With low patch count targets I'd stick with matrix only profiles...
>> I tried -aS and -ag as suggested by Nikolay before, but got poor
>> results with -aS, so in the how-to I suggest -ag which is
>> gamma+matrix. I did have some trouble also with -ag at the time I
>> decided to not use -aS so the problem with -aS could have been caused
>> by some other problem in the pipeline.
> 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.

/ KJ

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