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Colorblind and 3D vision?

Can people with red-green colorblindness see depth in 3D comic books where you look through red-blue glasses? Personal testimony from my colorblind readers would be most compelling to me, as the optics are complicated.
posted by tnygard on Feb 18, 2011 - 7 answers

How can I color correct my digital photos if I don't see colors well?

I want to color correct my digital photos, but I have a color vision deficiency. Up to now, I've been correcting the levels manually, but relying on the auto-color features in Picasa or Photoshop for colors, but often this doesn't do a good job and the colors look off, even to me. I can manually correct the levels and adjust the colors so they look right to me, but that doesn't guarantee they will look right to others. Is there any way to color correct numerically (for instance, using the eyedropper tool on someone's face to to see if the RGB value of skin falls within a skin-tone range) Otherwise, is there a service that I can send my digital photos to where they can color correct them perfectly and send them back? I'm interested in the digital files, not in getting prints.
posted by anonymous on Jun 9, 2009 - 7 answers

Do contact lenses that compensate for color blindness work?

Are those contact lenses that compensate for red/green colour blindness actually any use? [more inside]
posted by Elmore on May 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Learning to see color?

Is there a perceptual (non-physical) component to colorblindness that can be cured or mitigated by training? [more inside]
posted by Chris4d on Feb 7, 2008 - 8 answers

orange taxicabs labeled yellow

Why do some American transport companies named "Yellow" paint their vehicles orange? [more inside]
posted by Rash on Mar 14, 2005 - 12 answers

Color Blindness

Paging all color blind users! I'm curious about the fact that some dichromats and anomolous trichromats can live through a large portion of their adult lives without realizing that they're color blind. When did you first recognize that you were color blind? Does the world look different to you now than it did then? Before you were diagnosed, did you use different words ('red' and 'green') to refer to perceptually similar colors? In general, I'm hoping to get the lowdown on the subjective experience of being color blind.
posted by painquale on Dec 7, 2004 - 27 answers

Am I color blind?

Am I color blind? Because "The Green" looks more brown to me than anything else. [more inside]
posted by jonah on Sep 21, 2004 - 44 answers

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