Influence of spectral properties of light sources on perceived and recorded images

Jacek Kusznier


The text presents differences between the mechanism of seeing and recording images and potential sources of errors in color reproduction in recorded images. The measurements show that despite the relatively high values of indices (Ra, Rf i Rg) not all tested lamps are suitable for use on a photo set, as indicated by the value of TLCI index. The lighting requirements on a film set prioritize the quality of color reproduction, even at the expense of reducing the Luminous efficacy of a source (LES ) value.

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