I have definitions of it, but I’m just having a tough time understanding it.
Computers work in a linear space; 2 x 1 =2. A pixel that is black, when a light shines on it, the computer will make gray. Cameras and light in the real world do not operate that way; if you shine a light on a black piece of cloth, it is not gray, it stays pretty black. The opposite is true for whites; shine a light on a white wall and it is REALLY white. Linear workflow is the process of converting a photograph into an image that the computer can work with, and then as a last step, converting that pure math image into a photograph that looks real.
i think you accidentally posted your thread twice, rvngizswt… happens to me pretty often, though with posts
Really? woops, lemme fix that.