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Colour Space...what is it?

Discussion in 'Beginner's Corner' started by Nikonchris, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Jimbo57

    Jimbo57 Well-Known Member

    ....and, of course, the imponderable is "what do you actually see on your monitor"? Not only do many popular models have fairly restricted colour space (compared to what a camera sensor can capture) but many become even more restricted with age - probably starting after just a few tens of hours of use. But we still get by.
     
  2. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    Have you looked in the camera's user manual? (The paper thing that is not a CD).
    My Pentax K5 user manual explains things well enough for me to decide which one I use - sRGB so that I have a better chance of prints looking like images I see on my PC screen. Adobe RGB will retain more colours, but some of them will not print correctly. If you don't want to read the manual, Wikipedia has a technical explanation.
     

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