Color QC and Matching Blog

Tip #8 Sample Presentation for Color Measurement

Posted by Elaine Becker on Fri, Apr 20, 2012

Much of this blog series has been focused on the instrument and getting the best possible inter-instrument agreement.  However, we can’t forget the basics of good practice in color measurement when it comes to sample presentation.   Some types of samples can be very repeatable to present to the instrument, while others pose more challenges. 

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Tags: color tolerances, color standard, inter-instrument agreement, color matching, color spectrophotometer, translucency, spectrophotometer, electronic color standards

Color Management: The Pathway to Consistency

Posted by Elaine Becker on Wed, Jun 16, 2010
  This blog post was authored by John W. Root of Mt. Baker Research.

Workers in digital imaging and publishing use color management to achieve consistency throughout a workflow. The goal is to preserve the quality and accuracy of an image from capture to final reproduction. Each device in the workflow supports a different color space. The available color management systems profile the gamut capabilities of each device, and then limit the working color space to the gamut that is shared by all of them.

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Tags: instrument profiling, inter-instrument agreement, instrument geometry, translucency, transfer standard

Color Measurement Accuracy: Diagnostic Procedures

Posted by Elaine Becker on Thu, May 27, 2010

This blog post was authored by John W. Root of Mt. Baker Research.

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Tags: instrument profiling, inter-instrument agreement, instrument geometry, translucency, transfer standard

Color Measurement Accuracy: Translucent Materials

Posted by Elaine Becker on Thu, Apr 08, 2010

This blog article was written by Dr. John W. Root of Mt. Baker Research: 

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Tags: color standard, instrument profiling, inter-instrument agreement, color spectrophotometer, instrument geometry, translucency