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Old 10-25-2005, 11:59 PM
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Greetings. Got this image that needs a lot of help and I have no idea what to do or where to begin. Any help or direction would be appreciated.

The image is not attached but can be downloaded from http://www.ifolk.com/aerial.jpg

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LINK ABOVE IS 16MB.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-26-2005, 12:55 AM
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I had a bit of a play. This isn't perfect but it get's you in the ball park.

Use your polygon lasso tool to select the patch. Once you have it selected, go to Image/Adjustments/Color Balance. Then drag the Yellow-Blue slider toward the yellow. then to the same for the shadow and highlights. You will notice around the edges the color doesn't quite match, you may have to do a quick Mask selection around the edges and do a bit of fine adjusting.
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Old 10-26-2005, 01:00 AM
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There is a faded rectangle area in the blue channel. I selected it and adjusted its luminosity to match the area outside the rectangle. That's all it needed to restore the color balance.

I deselected the rectangle, selected all channels, sharpened and I was done. I see now that my polygonal-lasso selection was not perfect, but it's good enough for an example.

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Old 10-26-2005, 01:06 AM
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I like your less complicted method better.
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Old 10-26-2005, 11:02 AM
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Thanks for the help.
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