1. RGB Explained

Instructor Kevin Ames

1. RGB Explained
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Digital cameras see and record color in a way that is different from the way humans see and register color. Things that impact how digital cameras record color span from file compression to color spaces. In this video, join instructor Kevin Ames as he defines what RGB color is and discusses how it affects your images.


1. RGB Explained 2:24
2. The Impact of Bit Depth on Color 3:21
3. How File Compression (RAW vs. JPEG) Affects Color 2:42
4. Choosing a Working Color Space 3:23
5. Color Correcting Without Color Reference 5:45
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Kevin Ames
Kevin has served on and as Co-Chairman of the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) Digital Imaging Committee. He is a Craftsman, a Certified Professional Photographer, and an Approved Photographic Instructor. These degrees are from from PPA. Currently he is a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Media Professionals (ASMP) Atlanta / Southeast chapter.