Analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Screen’s Color Gamut

The illustration above shows the color gamut of the seven inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, compared to sRGB. This gamut looks quite familiar to anyone who has analyzed the gamut of laptop computers and tablets over the last few years. It can best be described as “small and twisted.” This refers to the fact thatContinue reading “Analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Screen’s Color Gamut”

Datacolor Spyder Blog Goes Live

Datacolor’s long awaited Photography and Digital Imaging Blog has finally gone live. There are great photography and color management articles by a number of Datacolor’s world-class Friends with Vision, as well as some of my own work. Thanks to everyone involved in this effort! Credits: C. David Tobie, Copyright 2012. Website: CDTobie.com Return to Blog’sContinue reading “Datacolor Spyder Blog Goes Live”

Top Search Terms Today; In a Nutshell: Retina Display Capabilities

In reviewing the incoming search terms on my blog site today, there is a very clear theme, as the first several term sets show. Do you see a theme developing here? Clearly there are a lot of people looking for information about the gamut and Photoshop compatibility of the new Retina display MacBook Pro… Credits:Continue reading “Top Search Terms Today; In a Nutshell: Retina Display Capabilities”

Retina Display MacBook Pro for Calibration and Photography

I have been asked to put together an overview of my observations on the Retina Display MacBook Pro, as related to photography, and specifically to display calibration. The material below draws on my previous analysis, plus further information about calibration of the Retina display. Resolution The Retina resolution of the new display is certainly itsContinue reading “Retina Display MacBook Pro for Calibration and Photography”

Reduced Reflectance of Retina Display MacBook Pro

When Apple announced the Retina display MacBook Pro, they made a number of claims about its improvements. One of those claims had to do with reduced reflectance, and involved not adding an extra sheet of glass across the entire display screen as in previous MacBook designs. Photographers immediately picked up on this statement, and theContinue reading “Reduced Reflectance of Retina Display MacBook Pro”

Color Gamut of Retina Display MacBook Pro

When Apple announced the Retina display MacBook Pro, they made a number of claims about its improvements. Beyond the obvious improvement in resolution, these were a bit vague. I will be publishing an article on the reduced reflectivity of the screen later today. But first, I wanted to show the color gamut of the newContinue reading “Color Gamut of Retina Display MacBook Pro”

Photoshop CS6 on Retina Display MacBook Pro

When Apple announced the Retina display MacBook Pro, one of the applications which they demonstrated with it was Photoshop. But not a release version of Photoshop. The current release version of CS6 opens images at the same size, and the same resolution, as on a non-Retina display MBP. In comparison, Apple’s own Preview app opensContinue reading “Photoshop CS6 on Retina Display MacBook Pro”

LAST CALL: Datacolor Capture Calibration Webinar, Wednesday June 13, at 3PM EDT

On Wednesday June 13th, at 3PM Eastern Time (Noon on the West Coast) David Saffir and I will present a webinar on Capture Color Management, including lots of details on how to improve the results of your image capture You can register for this webinar here. There will be a Datacolor Spyder4Pro given away toContinue reading “LAST CALL: Datacolor Capture Calibration Webinar, Wednesday June 13, at 3PM EDT”