Amateur Photographer

Great on screen great on paper

Matthew Richards

Matthew began his career as a broadcast engineer for the BBC in London and for companies across Southern Africa. He then became a technical author, before moving into journalism and photography, for which he’s enjoyed assignments in the UK and worldwide. He currently specialises in reviewing cameras, lenses and photographic accessories.

High-end computer monitors aimed at the photographic market – such as this BenQ SW320 – enable highly accurate colour rendition

‘A monitor adds red, green and blue light to create colour images’

People who expect what they see on screen to be exactly replicated on paper print will always be disappointed. There’s a basic difference between how a monitor screen beams light into the

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