Appreciation through Understanding
In post processing photographers spend a lot of time adjusting colors. We also profile cameras, displays, and printers in an attempt to obtain the same appearance of an image on all of our devices. All of our tools are based on the concept of the standard observer who represents an average of individuals with normal color vision. Unfortunately, up to 10% of the male population and 0.5% of the female population have color vision anomalies. This is seldom, if ever, mentioned in articles on color adjustment. To fill in this gap, I have prepared an essay on the topic. You can find the complete text here:
Coloranomalies.pdf (726 KB)
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