John K Jordan
I think it depends on who you are and what you are doing. An artist matching colors or creating his vision has different needs than a woodworker or welder. For most people and most tasks bright enough is the important thing. The eye adapts well to color bias.
I found out a mix of lights of slightly different color coming from different directions actually improves my ability to judge compound curves at the lathe.
Color is real important to photographers since light of different colors coming from different directions play havoc with shadows. I want shadows that look grey, not green like in this horrible picture of a Beads of Courage box where I had two unmatched lights. This drives auto white balance in cameras crazy and fixing it in Photoshop is such a pain it's usually not worth the effort.
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