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Old 01-07-2002, 03:39 AM
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Question Variegated background

Hi,

When I finish my work the background is consistent, but when I save the photo as a jpeg at high resolution it becomes variegated or blotchy.
I'm using the gradient tool and filter clouds for the background.

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Old 01-07-2002, 05:22 AM
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Can you post an example here? Also, the steps you take when saving to jpeg, and the program you are using.

Off the top of my head, I want to say that your colors are being reduced, which is causing banding......can't say for sure without seeing the photo and a bit more info.
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Old 01-07-2002, 09:34 AM
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Sometimes adding a slight bit of noise before compression can smooth out banding or blotching.
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Old 01-07-2002, 06:04 PM
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I added some noise and the background looks smooth now.

Thank you for your help.
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