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

  • From: Iliah Borg <ib@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:48:52 -0500

On Feb 26, 2011, at 10:48 AM, Qcore wrote:

> My thoughts are that profiling in negative scanning workflows is doing little 
> more than providing a rough guide for the interpretative edits which are 
> always required.
> A scanner cannot get RGB values from negative that have any dependable 
> relationship with the colorimetry of the original scene. That's the whole 
> point of using negative -- massive exposure range recorded using minimal 
> density range.
> And given that the scanned values don't correspond to the colorimetry of the 
> final print either, I can't see profiling playing anything other than a very 
> minor part in the image processing.
> -- 
> Martin Orpen
> Idea Digital Imaging Ltd

Was the above from your previous e-mail?

>> I'd be happy to do that if you, or anybody else says that this process is 
>> working for them on anything other than the roll of negative with the 
>> ColorChecker in it!

Iliah Borg

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