Einstein's color temp off???

Started Dec 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
UKphotographers
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Re: You are forgetting -300°K
In reply to Peter Berressem, Dec 3, 2012

Peter Berressem wrote:

UKphotographers wrote:

Ironically, and easily a source for confusion, higher, (hotter?) colour temperatures look 'cooler'.

That's the old distinction whether you are scientist (physicist) or photographer... we call a lower K (optically) "warmer" where they call a raising K temperature "more hot", as it factually is.

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cheers, Peter
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This could get REAL complicated really fast...

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