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Registered: September 2003
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Sharpened using smart sharp technique (in retrospect, sharpened too much)

Gaussian blur in red and blue channels (with the worst moire), using quick mask to mask out the parts with no moire (e.g., wedding dress)

Cropped to get rid of blue thing behind preacher and stereo equipment.

Used rubber stamp to get rid of remaining stereo speaker behind bride.

Created layer with copy of faces and hands of main characters, blurred, and decreased opacity to ~50%

Selected areas with remaining moire (preacher, wall, floor) one at a time using quick mask and applied motion blur, with direction perpendicular to moire, pixels ~21. After blurring each section, added noise to try to disguise blur and match the rest of the picture.

Some messy bits left - some objects had halos - used rubber stamp.

More messy bits - noise from my overly enthusiastic sharpening - selected areas and fixed with gaussian blur.

Faces in background too red - selected and decreased red with color balance.

Looks a little strange to me - not quite natural. Comments appreciated.
· Date: 1/12/2004 · Views: 6073 · Filesize: 68.8kb, 168.2kb · Dimensions: 800 x 617 ·
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DJ Dubovsky

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Registered: August 2001
Location: Upper Penninsula of Michigan
Posts: 1,659
2/16/2004 10:41pm

This was a tough one to clean up and maintain a natural look. I applaud your efforts and think you did very well. The only part that probably distracts from your work is that flower garland above the window in the background. Other than that, the important parts are very nice.
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