Reference sRGB/Rec.709 Colors    

Figure 2 shows 11 Reference Colors for the Standard sRGB/Rec.709 Color Gamut as Black Circles. The outermost white curve is the limits of human color vision - the horseshoe is the pure spectral colors and the diagonal is the Line of Purples. A given display can only reproduce the colors that lie inside of the triangle formed by its primary colors. Highly saturated colors seldom occur in nature so the colors that are outside of the Standard Gamut are seldom needed and are unlikely to be noticed or missed in the overwhelming majority of real images. Note that consumer content does not include colors outside of the Standard Gamut, so a display with a wider Color Gamut cannot show colors that aren't in the original and will only produce inaccurate exaggerated on-screen colors. The circle inside is the Standard White Point D65.

Reference Colors for sRGB/Rec.709
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