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Old 06-15-2005, 06:14 PM
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Faded Image

I do plan on desaturating it and using a sepia tone... any suggestions would be great.
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Old 06-15-2005, 06:16 PM
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Hi tb - it looks like the photo may have got distorted in the process of saving for posting. The boys look a bit elongated?
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Old 06-15-2005, 06:22 PM
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no i think that is how the pic is
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Old 06-15-2005, 07:48 PM
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It seems like there are many more imprefections when you zoom in, which you cant really do on the other pic I posted so here is a screen shot.
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:31 AM
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The first thing I did was add a channel mixer adjustment layer to get a greyscale image. Then the area that is a bit blown out I selected the area round the hand and copy pasted then used the multiply blend to try and get some detail back. Copied the boys left shorts leg and flipped it added layer mask and blended it in.
Merged all that onto a new layer copied that and added a high pass filter to sharpen. Merged onto a new layer again and added the sepia colour layer and then a dodge and burn layer to darken some of the foreground.
Hope you like,
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Old 06-16-2005, 02:53 PM
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Well done Dave that is wicked!!!
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Old 06-17-2005, 10:38 AM
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Thanks Legacy - still learning
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Old 06-20-2005, 12:13 AM
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are there any plugins that make a nice sepa tone?
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Old 06-20-2005, 01:46 AM
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What I do, is create a new layer, set blend mode to colour, and then fill with a brown colour.

Then I adjust opacity of layer for effect.

If the colour is not quite the shade I want (its easier to tell when its on the picture), then I adjust it using hue/saturation adjustment.
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Old 06-21-2005, 08:14 AM
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since the other folks seem to be handling the blown out area and sepia tone, i thought i'd comment on the blur in this picture. it's out of focus. some, or all of that can be corrected. i used 'Unshake', which is a small java app for just this purpose. i tried it on the original here and it did seem to help. after running that, i ran sharpening and then some noise reduction.

i didnt do this on this image, but after running unshake/unblur, you might want to double the file size before running sharpen and noise reductions to get a better clarity.

also, a little bit of resolution is lost here due to limiting the image to 100k for posting.

Craig
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