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Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by MrsKitty, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. MrsKitty

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    Pretty, but I have a feeling it has a green cast. Did you look if the white in the sign is really white?
     

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    Eh, it was white at some point but it did have some gunk on it. The green of the sign is pretty accurate as is the golden swirly thing. The water was green too. Lots of mossy stuff growing on top of it in other areas. I was very disappointed to not find any frogs in it!

    The sign may not be as accurate as in life but I did get the trees/grass/grapevines back as close as I could. Incredibly lush.
     
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    what do you think?

    [​IMG]

    I did this in 10 seconds using PS Elements 4.

    Smart fix, plus a little sharpening.

    PS Elements 4.0 best $80 I've spent. ;)
     
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    Seems too purplish now. ;)

    At some point I will stop being so lazy, and will download it and measure it, but it's 105°F in my house today, and my brain is working slowly. :supergrin:
     
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    Okay, I don't know if my changes were improvements, but here is my stub at it. BTW, I did not attach a color profile at it, so it should be a reasonable approximation provided your monitors are set to sRGB. Make it darker/lighter to taste.

    [​IMG]
     
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    OK, the little purplish tree is back to purplish! :supergrin:

    The sky still seems washed out but it has been here for a while.

    I have PSCS but I don't know that much about it. I need to get a GOOD book on it but I just haven't gotten around to it. I do google for tutorials when I want to know something specific or I have somebody talk me thru it step by step.
     
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    Would this be too strong now? ;)

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    MUCH, MUCH better! :)
     
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    I'm glad you like it, as I kinda cheated and picked my own sky color from the color picker. I guess I imagined that's what the sky must have looked like then. :supergrin:
     
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    That is what it should look like.

    Maybe some thunderheads and lightening. It was almost 100 with 80%+ humidity then :freak:

    :supergrin:
     
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    Like this, or is it laying it on a bit too thick? ;)

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    It hope it's right, because I just realized I discarded the intermediate stage. :)
     
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    WOW. Now that is a real stormy looking sky! Thanks! :)

    I have got to improve my PS skills. Occasionally I do something amazing and I cannot do it again for the life of me :upeyes:
     
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    Well, I am a man, so I don't read manuals (considering I teach for a living, that's quite an admission :animlol: ). That means I learn by experimentation. It works, but it takes a lot longer than reading a good reference. However, experimentation is sooo much fun. :supergrin:
     
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