[argyllcms] Re: Number of patches - well behaved printer?

  • From: Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:38:13 +1100

Rishi Sanyal wrote:

You mean to get color accuracy for the transfer onto the final
transparency that gets sent to theaters (kind of like the reverse of
profiling a scanner+film combo)? Hollywood shoots negative for its
latitude... I thought it was interneg all the way until the final
print, which I'd assume is on transparency (transferred by a film

I don't recall all the details, but it was something like creating
a lookup to map from density to CIE/spectral values for converting
to/from something like Cineon format, which is based on density.
It may have been positive or negative film or both.

Graeme Gill.

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