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Monitor Calibration: D65 White Point for Soft Proofing

If you buy a color computer monitor today, connect it to your computer and display a photographic image on it you will probably be happy with the appearance of that image on the monitor. The monitor will use LCD technology … Continue reading

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Monitor Calibration: D65 or 6500 K?

In my earlier post, I explained why the CIE standard illuminant D65 has a correlated color temperature (CCT) of 6504 K, not 6500 K. This is a trivial difference that is generally not perceptible, but it has led to some … Continue reading

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D65 has a correlated color temperature of 6504 K

The most common white points in digital color workflows are D50 and D65. Both D50 and D65 are D-Illuminants with xy chromaticity coordinates specified by the CIE (Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage). The “D” stands for daylight. The number is a … Continue reading

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