An Answer from Alex Kandyba

Alex Kandyba · March 12, 2012

    Alex Kandyba

    Owner/Dental Technician at Aleksey Dental Lab

Hi. I wouldn't rely on a photo for shade. For characterization - yes, but not for shade. I do photography professionally on my spare time, and even with my calibrated monitors and Canon 5DmkII camera set on custom white balance, it won't be accurate enough for shade taking IMO.