• May 17, 2017

RGB, sRGB, Adobe RGB, what’s that?

If you are interested in digital photography (which is most likely the case if you are reading this article), then you will probably already have heard the term RGB being used. We would like to give a brief explanation of what these 3 letters mean and what importance they have for you as a photographer.

If you have never heard of RGB, simply open a photo in your favorite image editing program and look at the title bar: you will see these three letters somewhere among the text. What does this mean?


Let’s begin with a definition: RGB corresponds to the additive synthesis of the Red, Green, and Blue colors in order to create all of the various color nuances shown by your display.