[argyllcms] Re: help with camera profile

  • From: edmund ronald <edmundronald@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 23:08:07 +0200

Put an electronic projector behind an LCD and you will have no problem in
rendering HDR scenes even better than with film.

As for camera profiles, anyone here who continues to expect that (3-filter)
cameras are going to produce decent colors should be reminded that not even
our colorimeters work satisfactorily.


On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Iliah Borg <ib@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Speaking of camera profiles, another problem is gamut mapping. It is not
> uncommon to have sensors with chromaticities that exceed Lab and
> simultaneously have about 11 stops of dynamic range. Mapping say a Time
> Square night shot or even a Diner in the evening underexposed to preserve
> neon but still keeping nice details in shadows to some sane RGB or CMYK
> colour space needs a lot of manual intervention. Same about many
> sunrise/sunset photos, or generally combinations of direct and reflected
> light.
> Ironically, those are pretty straightforward when shot on film.
> --
> Iliah Borg
> ib@xxxxxxxxxxx

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