Colours: where did they go? An interesting look at colour grading in cinema over the last twenty years or so.
If you watch a lot of movies and TV shows, you might have noticed that over the last few decades everything has gotten a lot more … gray. No matter the kind of story being told, a sheen of cool blue or gray would wash over everything, muting the colors and providing an overall veneer of serious business.
Results from a colour survey by xkcd. The male gender needs some help. Well, at least the type of male that reads xkcd.
Scott Hansen and Alex Cornell have put together an excellent field guide for colour management. On that note, some of the mac people who upgraded to Snow Leopard may be interested in knowing why things seem to be darker with more contrast.
Jason Santa Maria on the frustrating state of colour calibration. “For the love of god, why are Adobe, OS and monitor makers on different wavelengths when it comes to color display?”