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How much of a difference do different color spaces make?

How much of a difference does it make to use one of the extended colorspaces vs. the normal sRGB? And what difference does it make? Are there situations where it is not important, and conversely are ...
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How can an amateur print high gamut images?

I shoot RAW, and It would be really nice to print high gamut images. The problem is that: I work on laptop that can only show ~60% of sRGB, and clearly a much much smaller percentage of Adobe RGB ...
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How can I ensure proper color rendition with browsers on wide gamut displays?

When editing for the web, everyone will recommend you to use sRGB, since a lot of browsers don't offer color management, and most browsers will interpret all images as being sRGB anyway. This is ...
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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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What are the merits of a wide-gamut display in post-processing for web?

I've been researching about monitors to get one for post-processing. It seems like a wide-gamut IPS panel is recommended. I'll also be using a color calibration device. I print so rarely that it can ...
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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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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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Should I return my new wide-gamut monitor or buy an expensive calibrator?

As a newish but serious photographer (hobbyist not pro), I decided to buy a high resolution wide gamut monitor that wouldn't totally break the bank but is expensive (~$650) and well-reviewed. I ended ...
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Is 16.7 Million Colour wide gamut?

I am looking to buy an upgrade monitor and want something wide (ish) gamut for lightroom post processing. Ideally I'd like 16:10 monitor and at least 98% of AdobeRGB as mentioned in this thread: What ...
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Calibrating the hardware LUT of the NEC PA271W...can third-party calibrators be used?

I am in the market for a new screen, one that offers a wide gamut, better brightness uniformity, and a hardware LUT. The NEC PA271W 27" screen is currently the front runner, with a couple from Eizo ...
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Laser Printers: Widest Pantone Gamut?

Which laser printer models have the widest Pantone color gamut? -- old or new models are acceptable.
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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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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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Utilizing new wide gamut displays and TVs

I now own LG 4K OLED TV (HDMI 2.0a) and LG 32UD99 4K monitor (DisplayPort 1.2) connected to nVidia GeForce 1070 card. The monitor has true 10 bit LCD panel and the video card also supports 10 bits ...
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Adobe RGB monitor outside photoshop

I have a new monitor (DELL UP2716D) and can operate it in the Adobe RGB color space. If I understood it right, it will allow me to see a wider range of colors since the Adobe RGB color space is ...