One of the most potent demonstrations of the problematic use of color exists in the discipline of thermography.
Digital imaging histograms (not to be confused with RGB Parades) are a census of pixels whose channel or composite values occupy certain “bins” or discrete values along the x-axis, or abcissa.
A common strategy for dealing with editing, rendering, and encoding output is to establish a “proxy” workflow; using less demanding “proxies” rather then original “resource hog” originals.
Photoshop is a shockingly “deep” application with latent but powerful features for generating selections.
Science is of peculiar value in jurisprudence but there is no particularly elegant fitment between the two philosophies.
Forensic LiDAR and “engineering grade” or “survey grade” LiDAR (LASER Scanning) are very different things. Applications in which engineering and survey LiDAR conventions are manifestly deficient include litigation and its ADR cousins (mediation, arbitration, etc.).