Color

Bit Depth

Bit depth is the number of colors that can be described by an image’s numerical values. Think of it as the number of crayons you have to make a drawing. … Read More

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Color Profiles

In this post we examine color profiles, which are specific flavors of a color model. Each color model describes a method to turn colors into numbers, but within each of these color models, there are different ways to calculate the numbers. … Read More

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Understanding Color in Digital Images

Color is represented in digital images by the translation of visual information into numbers. Digital images are basically a rectangle of dots, each representing a color or tone, commonly referred to as a bitmap or a pixmap. We look at color models, profiles and bit depth. … Read More

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