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Chapter 2. Light and Color - Pg. 19

Light and Color 02 2.1 The emerging field of high dynamic range (HDR) imaging is directly linked to diverse existing disciplines such as radiometry, photometry, colorimetry, and color appea- rance -- each dealing with specific aspects of light and its perception by humans [11]. In this chapter, we discuss all aspects of color that are relevant to HDR imaging. This chapter is intended to provide background information that forms the basis of later chapters. RADIOMETRY The term "scene" indicates either an artificial environment or a real environment that may become the topic of an image. Such environments are occupied with