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Color Essentials, Volume 1

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Gary G. Field explores the technical, practical, and perceptual facets of color quality through essays on topics such as:

•  Color reproduction objectives
•  High-fidelity color
•  Gray (color) balance
•  Color saturation
•  High-resolution color
•  Color image sharpness
•  Predicting color reproduction

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Informal yet scientific in nature, these succinct essays stress principles as well as offer new insights into how the subjects apply to everyday graphic arts color reproduction issues.
Reference listings of supplemental technical and scientific publications suggest avenues for further in-depth study.

Table Of Contents

•  Color Reproduction Objectives
•  High-Fidelity Color
•  Tone Reproduction
•  Gray (Color) Balance
•  Color Saturation
•  Color Halftoning I
•  Color Halftoning II
•  High Resolution Color
•  Color Image Sharpness
•  Fifty Years of Color Scanning
•  Digital Color
•  Predicting Color Reproduction
•  Color Printing Quality
•  Principles of Color Reproduction: A Classic Revisited

About the Author

Gary G. Field is Professor of Graphic Communication at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Professor Field, who earned technical qualifications from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, the Nottingham Trent University, and the City and Guilds of London Institute, also holds Accredited Senior Imaging Scientist professional status from the Royal Photographic Society.

He has authored three books and over 80 papers on the subjects of color reproduction, print quality, color imaging, and related topics.

The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts, the Institute of Printing, and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation have each awarded their highest honors to Professor Field in recognition of his research contributions.

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