There is so much your camera does for you
Hiding in the preferences of the camera there are thousands of small knobs that help you adjust the color and tone of the picture. They differ from model to model and from manufacturer to manufacturer
How the color gets interpreted is always tricky. There are a number of default modes for every camera that sets a different mood for you. In the backgrtound you end up adjusting different parameters such as
In essence all the modes are different settings for these parameters, and most cameras will allow you to tune it additionally, allowing you to develop your own look.
If you notice, independent things like exposure compensation will also adjust some of the settings you can change here. Also some settings work better with different light, i.e. Vivid, extra contrasty and bright colors look better in sunshine, and not so good in darker settings, but that is also a personal taste sometimes.
These pages are for Amateur Photographers and not really for seasoned photographers and professionals. I have no affiliation or commercial interest with any brand/make. I write from my own experience. I ended up using mainly Nikon, so I am more familiar with this brand than others. See price for notes on pricing as well as photography related links.