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sRGB tends to be the default color space. See also tag color-spaces.

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For printer ICC color profiles, what is the reference? Is it Adobe RGB/sRGB or something else?

Let's say I have calibrated my monitor for AdobeRGB. Then I download the ICC color profile from a printing lab and I apply that to an image I am viewing, then I expect the image to look exactly like ...
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How does "blue light" from computer monitor warp our perception of RGB color gamut when photo editing?

Everyone knows the feeling when you perfect a photo edit on your computer, only to find out the colors are way off when you view the photo on a different device, or someone else's monitor or display. ...
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Intended brightness setting for sRGB?

This is more of a general question about whether there is an intended brightness setting for viewing the full sRGB gamut on a screen, but my device specifically is a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, and ...
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What determines the color range (gamut) of a monitor?

Recently upgraded to a newer LCD monitor with dci 92% monitor. I noticed that some games and some photos seem really oversaturated, really shady. After some googling, I found a post suggesting to use ...
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Is it true that a camera sensor will never receive an RGB value of R 0 G 255 B 0?

I read this: https://therefractedlight.blogspot.com/2010/09/imaginary-and-impossible-colors.html "there are no green colors whatsoever which do not also stimulate your red or blue cells, or even ...
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The meaning of Y in sRGB color space

In the definition of sRGB color space, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRGB Is the Y relative luminance in the above table? What does the value of Y equal to 1 for white point mean? The chromaticity ...
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GIMP's color profile options on file opening and on export

GIMP's operations with color profiles seem hard to grasp. I've studied a question describing experience similar to mine here: GIMP. TIFF. Color profile sRGB IEC61966-2.1 and embedded color profile ...
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How to emulate sRGB on wider gamut or buy only sRGB monitor?

My Dell U2520D display shows magenta cast on a standard mode on both windows and mac. I think I am aware now that even if I use RGB ICC profile with this wider gamut display it will still look ...
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Converting from sRGB to ProPhoto & vice versa on Photoshop (with a 120% sRGB screen)

This is just academic: I want to find a cyclical way to convert from sRGB to ProPhoto and vice-versa on Photoshop. I notice that no matter that the images from Is Your Browser Color-Managed? looks ...
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Confused about D50/D65 conversion going from Lab to sRGB color spaces

I am writing code for some color conversion work and have a confusion. My purpose for this conversion is to get the colors look reasonably correct in a typical non-professional display (PC, tablet etc)...
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Lab to RGB conversion, and RGB colour space default

I don't believe this is a complicated question - when I work win lab and flip to RGB, the default space is SRGB. hence there is clipping and repositioning of the numbers. Id like to know how, when I ...
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Do Google Photos maintain any other color spaces except sRGB

Do Google Photos maintain any other color spaces except sRGB? Does it convert photos to sRGB automatically and save them like that?
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Color space vs bit-depth and nesting

Okay, so I've read questions such as this one explaining the difference between the two which was illuminating, but I still have a few questions I didn't really quite gather from this. What I took ...
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Will there be (stronger) colour banding on 8bit wide gamut display when working in sRGB?

Let's say I have a monitor (8bit colour depth) that covers 100% AdobeRGB. Now I want to work on photos in sRGB for whatever reason. Will the monitor show in sRGB application more granular colour steps ...
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Different colors in LR/PS and web

I have a problem with color profiles I guess... So my Lightroom and Photoshop are both set to ProPhoto RGB. I start with editing in LR first and then export to PS - so far so good - all colors look ...
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color spaces and monitors

What happens when retouch an AdobeRGB image in a monitor that only displays sRGB? I normally work on AdobeRGB mode and on a monitor that displays this color space. However, I am going to be using an ...
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Can I use “sRGB mode” or a manufacturer's ICC-profile as a poor substitute for hardware calibration?

I have no colourimeter to perform hardware calibration, but while editing some pictures I still would like to be able to get the colours appear at least slightly truthful. I know that every monitor ...
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Is there a reason not to remove colour profiles from images on the web?

I have started using Jeffrey Friedl's lightroom plugin for publishing to Flickr in conjunction with the metadata wrangler which offers an option to remove the ICC color profile. However there is a ...
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How can I compare a few screen's color gamut? [duplicate]

I am trying to compare the color gamut of a few screens but some of the screen's specs show the percentages in sRGB and some in adobe RGB. For example one screen has 72% Adobe RGB and another has 100% ...
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Standard color space more vivid than Adobe RGB in Dell DELL UP2516D?

I noticed than the Standard preset of colors of my monitor produce more vivid colors than Adobe RGB preset. As far as I know, the monitor can reproduce both sRGB and Adobe RGB. Thought that the Adobe ...
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BenQ SW271 + Spyder5PRO = 99% sRGB and 77% AdobeRGB

I recently bought Benq SW271. After creating a profile via Spyder5PRO turns out that the color space coverage for this display is just 99% or sRGB and 77% for AdobeRGB. I am very curious if anyone of ...
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Should I use ProPhoto RGB?

I am fairly new to photography, and I have heard many people say that I should import my images in Photoshop using ProPhoto RGB as color space (only for the RAW images). However, when I import my ...
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How can I correct oversaturated colors after sRGB calibration of AdobeRGB monitor?

I have a wide gamut monitor but I want to use it in sRGB color space only. Case A I calibrated it with DisplayCAL and I got 99,1% sRGB coverage. After that I experienced some issues viewing photos ...
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How can I check how much of sRGB and AdobeRGB my monitor covers in percentage?

I've read countless reviews such as this one where reviewers, after carefully calibrating the tested monitor, are able to calculate how much of either sRGB or AdobeRGB the display is capable of cover, ...
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Are these versions of sRGB v2 the same?

I have seen references to two versions of sRGB v2 IEC 6 1966-2-1, for example here ICC.1: 2001-04, for example here Are these the same, or different? They come from 2 different organizations (IEC=...
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Most likely color space for scanner?

I have a scanner from 2010 (Canoscan 8800F) which does not include color profiling software. I figure it is using a 'canned' profile, as is mentioned here. It scans images to tif files without ...
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How to check if there are any out-of-sRGB-pixels in an image?

Since 2016, new Apple products (like the iPhone 7) use the P3 color space instead of the sRGB color space. Therefore I'm interesting in measuring the practical impact on some pictures I have shot. ...
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lightroom photo export with sRGB profile

I work on a calibrated Full gamut monitor, and switch between lightroom and Photoshop for my editing. Both are set to work in AdobeRGB color mode. After all edits are done, i go to export, and set the ...
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Inconsistent image viewing experience

I post-processed a RAW photo in Photoshop in 16bit in the ProPhoto color space and lastly exported it to an 8bit sRGB JPEG image. Now the funny thing is that I experience different results depending ...
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P3 Color Pallet vs sRGB

I have RAW images and export them from Lightroom using the default sRGB colorspace and haven't ever had a need to change this for display on websites. However, I develop websites and apps that run on ...
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Change JPEG ColorSpace Encoding value

I exported a photo to JPEG without realizing it had embedded Color Profile "ProPhoto RGB". When I opened it in a viewer that, presumably, assumes the sRGB ColorSpace, I really liked the effect. How ...
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Colour spaces accross different monitors

I have a question about colour spaces. I have taken photos on a digital SLR in RAW, processed them in Adobe Lightroom and then exported them as JPG's with the sRGB profile. On my home setup with the ...
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Can I simplify my workflow by shooting in Adobe RAW? [duplicate]

One thing I don't fully understand is why, when I take a photo with a Nikon and import it in Lightroom, the colors immediately appear desaturated and visibly different than what it looked like in the ...
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Are colour profiles ever stored in RAW files?

Recently on a wildlife photography course, the leader asserted that using aRGB in the camera settings meant less loss of data in the RAW file than if sRGB were used. As I did not understand this I ...
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JPG with ICC profile looks faded in browser

When i am done processing my image in Photoshop i will want to save it as a .JPG file. When the save dialog opens it has a checkmark next to "ICC profile: sRGB IEC61966-2.1". I understand that this ...
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Is calibrating a monitor for sRGB and CMYK different?

When I started to manage my photos with lightroom I also got a spyder5 to calibrate my monitors. I got into discussion with a graphics designer and from this I got a question. Calibrating the ...
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What should I do with negative values when computing sRGB colors from spectra?

This question is from the computational side of things. Maybe some of you computational photography folks can help me out. If I have a normalized CIE XYZ tristimulus vector like this one: ...
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How to calibrate 2 monitors identically?

Is it possible to calibrate correctly and identically (or nearly) 2 monitors? I'm really getting into more professionnal photography so I recently bought an external monitor, and a Spyder to calibrate ...
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Oversaturated colors in Chrome (V43) on wide gamut monitor

I recently bought my first wide gamut monitor (Eizo CS420) and calibrated it using a Spyder4Pro. Everything appears to be working great in Lightroom and Photoshop, and I can finally appreciate the ...
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How is data in a camera's colorspace transformed into XYZ or a standard RGB space?

I have a canon 600d that says it uses sRGB. How is this even possible without having the same spectral sensitivity spectrum as a standard observer? It is possible to define the matching functions of ...
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In a monitor for photographic work how significant is 3% additional sRGB coverage?

I am looking for a new display. Photography is not my professional occupation but a hobby, but I still want to have a good enough results. After some investigation I came to following two displays ...
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How does Saturation in Lightroom work?

I checked the HSB values (using Photoshop Elements) of the same pixel before and after a saturation adjustment in Lightroom - here is the information: Before Saturation: RGB: 159, 189, 233, Gray: 28%...
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Why can I see beyond sRGB in CIE Chromatic Diagram

According to CIE 1931 color space chart, the sRGB gamut is what's inside the triangle: As you can see from the diagram, blue is shown outside the sRGB gamut (at about 460 nm wavelength). Knowing that ...
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Is CMYK less blue than sRGB?

When comparing the sRGB and CMYK color spaces, the sRGB color space encompasses much more blue than the CMYK does. Open Photoshop using sRGB as the color space. Fill the entire image with blue (rgb(0,...
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What is the purpose of gamma correction in today's screens and how does it relate to graphics and photography?

I am getting quite confused with the purpose of gamma correction and the relationship between gamma corrected and uncorrected images in terms of graphics and photography as well as color management in ...
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Display Color profiles: changing only yellow

How should I set parameters of color profile to change only yellow color output (right now I've got #FFFF00 displayed as #B4B400). Other colors must be left untouched. So I cannot just move Red and ...
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Is a wide gamut screen really worth it?

My screen is about to die and I'm planing to buy a new one. I'm looking for a 27" one, and as I do many things on my computer, the choice is difficult : I play recent FPS Games (sometimes, but I ...
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Why are colors more saturated on a wide gamut screen?

A wide gamut screen displays more than the sRGB color space. So why, with softwares that do not deal with ICC profiles, with a given color that has it's own place / value in the global color space, is ...
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How is color represented in RAW formats?

I was browsing the forum and found this thread: Does the selection of sRGB or Adobe RGB in camera when shooting RAW ever matter? It makes sense that the selection of either sRGB or Adobe RGB as the ...
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Adobe RGB to sRGB conversion, why does the color change?

When I convert my photos from Adobe RGB colorspace to sRGB for browsers, the color slightly changes and I’m bothered by it. I know that sRGB covers a smaller space of colors so I won’t get an exact ...
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