Frequently asked questions

GENERAL

Should I shoot in JPEG or RAW?

I was told to always use sRGB. Should I?

What is meant by the colour 'gamut' of a device

What do all those acronyms stand for?

 

TECHNICAL

What does "8-bit" mean?

How does a digital sensor work (1)?

How does a digital sensor work (2)?

What's the difference between assigning a profile and converting to a profile?

 

DIGITAL COLOUR

What's the difference between a Colour Model and a Colour Space?

What is a Colour Space?

What are sRGB, Adobe RGB, and ProPhoto RGB?

What difference does the colour space make?

PRINTING OUTPUT

Why are my prints too dark?

What Printer Settings should I use?

What is a printer profile?

What Printer Driver Settings should I use?

What's the difference between dpi and ppi? (1)

What's the difference between dpi and ppi? (2)

What's the difference between dpi and ppi? (3)

Why resample?

What's involved in resampling?

How should I go about resampling a digital image?

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