Best Reference Books – Colour Science

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Colour Science subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Colour Science along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Colour Science subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Colour Science" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Light and Colour (Know About Science)” by Dreamland Publications

“Light and Colour (Know About Science)” Book Review: This book is recommended for the ages from 9 – 12 years. It is a nice book for kids who are keen to know stuff around them always. It contains images and basic day to day examples for easy usage of kids. Completely illustrated book which makes learning fun and easy.

2. “Measuring Colour (The Wiley–IS and T Series in Imaging Science and Technology)” by imusti

“Measuring Colour (The Wiley–IS and T Series in Imaging Science and Technology)” Book Review: This book can be used by various industrial practitioners and Textile engineers. It contains information about colour vision. Spectral Weighting functions in which colour matching function, Transformations from R,G,B to X,Y,Z, Metamerism and Cie Colour matching functions are explained. Relations between colour stimuli are defined clearly.Different types of light sources which can be used are given. Obtaining spectral Data and Tristimulus values is taught. Concept of colour consistency is cleared.Factors affecting appearance of coloured objects are stated.

3. “The Reproduction of Colour” by imusti

“The Reproduction of Colour” Book Review: Reproduction of colours can be used by scientists, engineers and developers who want to appreciate the technologies of colour perception. Fundamental principles of colour reproduction in the field of photography, printing, electronic imaging and television are described. Physics of light along with the properties of colorants are explained. New topics involving digital printing and digital imaging which discuss color reproduction on desktops and HDTV are involved. Evaluation of colour appearances can be learned.

4. “Colour Reproduction in Electronic Imaging Systems: Photography, Television, Cinematography” by Michael S Tooms

“Colour Reproduction in Electronic Imaging Systems: Photography, Television, Cinematography” Book Review: This book is for professional photographers, T.V. engineers and people who are interested in related fields. It contains the practicalities of colour reproduction into three fields:Television, Photography and Cinematography. Colour reproduction in Television involves the television system now and then that was before 10 years. Colour management in T.v is also covered. Colour reproduction in photography describes the photographic systems and its workflow.Evolution of digital cinema can also be learned from the colour reproduction in cinematography.

5. “Principles of Color Reproduction” by John A Yule

“Principles of Color Reproduction” Book Review: This book contains the basic principles of color vision, color photography and color printing. Other parts involve color measurement ways also how to describe them and name them. Advanced part of the book includes. Colors of inks and paper which are required for colour printing. Spectral levels used for separation of colours are given in depth. Later on analysis of colour tones are also described.

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