1. Introduction

  1. Phil Green MSc, PhD Reader member

Published Online: 11 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch1

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

How to Cite

Green, P. (ed) (2010) Introduction, in Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch1

Editor Information

  1. London College of Communication, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-IS&T Series in Imaging Science and Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Kriss

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058251

Online ISBN: 9780470688106

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Keywords:

  • color management;
  • International Color Consortium (ICC)

Summary

The International Color Consortium (ICC) White Papers are based on well-founded color science, concrete experience, and best practice. This chapter provides an overview of the book. The content of the book is organized into five main parts. In the first part general material about the ICC architecture, the profile format and its history, and the future of the ICC architecture are discussed. The second part focuses on issues around Version 4 of the specification, and in particular on the v4 perceptual intent. In the next part a range of workflow issues are discussed, including those specific to digital photography and graphic arts. In the next part a range of workflow issues are discussed, including those specific to digital photography and graphic arts. The fourth part addresses a range of topics around measurement and viewing conditions for color management, while the fifth part gives detailed guidance for profile creators.

Controlled Vocabulary Terms

digital photography; image colour analysis