Mark Wood
Programme Leader BA Graphic Design

A Quick Guide To Color Management

Web Link Published 5/28/19 Last updated on 5/28/19

Many photographers dislike Colour Management, either because it sounds complicated, or that it appears timeconsuming. Colour Management can be both, but it need not be. This short article provides the theory underpinning Colour Management. It illustrates the pipeline through which digital colour passes from camera through to output as print or on-screen display. It also does some bit of jargon busting. As an educator I like to see the reaction of learners in class, to better understand their comprehension of my teaching. In this article I stick to the essentials, and I hope I have been clear and concise enough for a broad range of learners.

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I have written quite a lot of tutorial material over the years. Much of it needs updating before sharing here, but the following is an article I wrote for BenQ on colour management. This article does go too deep.

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Carly Manhart

Posted on 5/30/19 3:01:31 PM Permalink

​Thank you for sharing!