Help! I am a little color blind.

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  1. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    I sometimes have a slight deficiency between reds, greens, and grays.

    So I have a question.

    What color is Level 4 at the Wildfire facility in The Andromeda Strain?

    Green? Gray? It can't be red, as level 1 is red, level 2 is yellow, level 3 blue, level 5 white.

    I just can't tell. The hallways and jumpsuits, sort of look gray, but kind of look green.
     
  2. Jannix Quinn

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  3. Roland

    Roland Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Is it that?

    [​IMG]

    The color of Level 4 is something purple/dark pink:

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  4. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    I thought purple too, but as they desend down, they change costumes too. On one level they look gray or green but purple?
     
  5. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    Around 0:55 they are standing on Level 4 in the corridor.
     
  6. Roland

    Roland Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The color square below the screen grab in my last post is made directly from that screen grab. I extracted it with my software.

    But you know what NTSC means: "never the same color". :D
     
  7. Nexus6

    Nexus6 Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    To me, the Level 4 corridors & jumpsuits look just plain GRAY.
     
  8. Contec

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    I'm also color blind and this Picture looks Gray.. not purple or pink..
     
  9. Michael Bergeron

    Michael Bergeron Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The actual colour you want is grey I think. I'm willing to bet that it looks slightly pink/purple because of the transfer.
     
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  10. Clutch

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    I think you're infected.
     
  11. Roland

    Roland Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The exact red/green/blue value of that color is 155/126/136. So it's more red and less green. If it was gray with the same brightness, the value would be 139/139/139.

    Compare it yourself. On the left side is the color from the screen grab, on the right side is its gray version:

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    That was my thought, too.
     
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  12. ReproMan

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    i see purple too
     
  13. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    I suppose I should look up the "Navy's study on the psychological effect of color".

    Dr. Stone says that's what it's based on.
     
  14. terryr

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    Mauve.

    Mauve Alert! Mauve Alert!
     
  15. robn1

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    Looks gray in my HDTV rip. The skin tones look fine, so I don't see how pink could be affected.
     
  16. Wes R

    Wes R Legendary Member

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    I know it sounds dumb but to me it looks like gray with a slight pink tint.
     
  17. robn1

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    To me it looks gray, with a bit of green tint in the shadows.
     
  18. Contec

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    :lol hahhahahahahahhaahahha
     
  19. micdavis

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    This is exactly why I asked, even in those scene, I am seeing green and a pretty good green too. Not forest green, but a darker muted green.
     
  20. Utinni

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    it's just the same color changing fabric they used for the Ghostbuster's jumpsuits :p

    - Jeff
     
  21. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    ...or the stuff Han's Hoth Jacket was made from.
     
  22. division 6

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    Rolands color sample looks dusty pink.

    Looking at the screen caps the color ranges due to lighting and film processing (and my monitor) and ranges from a green grey to a warm (brown) grey.
    Most do have a green cast though.
     
  23. Michael Bergeron

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    I think you're seeing variations of gray. In the hall it's almost olive drab while in the rooms it's more "gray with a hint of green". As for the display it's gray with a hint of pink. Maybe the guy mixing the paint was colour blind and saw it all as the same gray!
     
  24. Michael Bergeron

    Michael Bergeron Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    To be honest too I've seen shooters come back with footage that they've shot with the same light package/location and no two shots match colour. It baffles the mind sometimes so take a lot of these screen caps with a grain of salt. Even more so with a film transfer.
     
  25. micdavis

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    I am building a Laser cut acrylic rotating representation of the Wildfire display.

    I looks like Level 4 will be gray.

    Unless I can find that survey and it tells me it's green.
     
  26. Hecubus114

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    The color posted looks like a very dark flesh tone to me but the actual movie screen grabs look plain gray...
     
  27. Hecubus114

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    and Han's jacket was brown.
     
  28. moffeaton

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    It's the same color as the 11 foot Enterprise. How's THAT for "un-matchable"?

    Grey green pink! WWII pinks! Oh the humanity!

    Love this thread - and I'd go with grey...
     
  29. micdavis

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    I'll never forget those words.

    "What did they do to my ship?"--Matt Jefferies, upon seeing the Enterprise after the "re-paint".
     

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