Case study: Capturing art paintings

L. Mandić, A. Poljičak, D. Agić, P. Liatsis

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The testing targets were developed for the application of characterizing the image quality produced by digital cameras and digital imaging workflows, used in cultural heritage institutions to create archival quality digital master images of paintings. Three different painting techniqes were included: oil, qouache and distemper. The results showed that the differences in the colorants (pigments) used may contribute to the color difference. The results also showed that using camera RAW format give better match with original than JPEG format.

Original languageBritish English
Article number4747547
Pages (from-to)479-482
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine
StatePublished - 2008
EventELMAR-2008 - 50th International Symposium ELMAR 2008 - Zadar, Croatia
Duration: 10 Sep 200812 Sep 2008


  • Color reproduction
  • File format
  • Test targets


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