Reviewing color models


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Reviewing color models

So look at this thing. I would call this red, and if I was trying to describe it to you over the phone, I might say it's red like an Apple, and you might say a Macintosh Apple or a Fuji? To which I would respond, no, it's a really waxed red delicious apple that's got that really deep color, and then you might say, oh, I only shop at the organic produce market and they don't wax the fruits there. So I don't know what you're talking about. This is a problem with color: how do you create a language for it? When it comes time to build a device that can send a color image to another device, you have to have a way to describe color.

In other words to work with color, we need a way to model it, a set of rules that describe precisely what a particular color is. Now there are a lot of different ways to do this. There are lots of different color models. We've already discussed the RGB or red, green, blue model wherein every color is described as a mix of red, green, and blue values...

Reviewing color models
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Reviewing color models provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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Photography
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