color balance


color balance
   The ability of a film to reproduce the colors of a scene. Color films are balanced in manufacture for exposure to light of a certain color quality: daylight, tungsten, ect. Color balance also refers to the reproduction of colors in color prints, which can be altered during the printing process.

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