[Tig] need 18% gray paint

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Sun Jan 30 18:07:15 GMT 2011


It seems that there is far too much technology involved behind the 18% 
gray debate.  What I had heard in the past is that the 18% was based 
on the average brightness outdoors on a sunny day.  This probably 
feeds into many other design aspects such as the design of film.

For TV production, it should be obvious that every production would 
have a different average brightness without some sort of visual (or 
other measurement) reference.  Having uniform production is important 
for TV, and less so for feature films.

Bob
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Bob Friesenhahn
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