colour analyzer

Definition: Instrument for measuring colour balance of image. * Used in colour dark-room to help determine filtration to be set for neutral colour balance. * Most colour analyzers measure image as projected onto baseboard; some sample light within enlarger or enlarger lens. * May also incorporate exposure meter to measure brightness of image.

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