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Color Gamut Example: Glacial Blue Lake

See the general discussion of color gamut plus How to Check for Color Space Clipping in Photoshop as well as the Reds and Oranges in Fruit and Green Shirt in Sunlight gamut examples.

Color gamut = range of color that can be captured, displayed, or printed.

Deep blues are generally flatted (destroyed in nuance and tonality) by the use of sRGB. This example shows the color and detail loss that occurs with sRGB when using an image of a glacial blue lake.

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