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Old 10-04-2006, 06:59 PM
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Retouching Detective

I was noodling with a stock photo and thought it might be a fun exercise to see if anyone can deconstruct and replicate what I came up with.

Original image by Donald Cook
http://www.sxc.hu/photo/627119
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Old 10-05-2006, 01:49 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

Got to be a member of Stock-xchng to download the original Doug, some may not wish to become members there.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:01 AM
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Hey an interesting idea

I blurred it a little much and used various inversions and desaturations and masks. An intersting idea I might add.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:24 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

Close - but not quite right, definately fun though - couldnt get the B&W mix right
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:02 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

looks like some sort of high pass filtering.

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Old 10-05-2006, 08:18 AM
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hmm my login is apparently lost and I don't like the current agreement for re-signing up, especially the bit about costs and billing, insufficient details
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:28 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

You mean this bit?

"You authorize SXC to be your non-exclusive agent that licenses Images FOR FREE...SXC agrees not to sell these Images under any circumstances and not to distribute them outside the Website...under no circumstances can you demand money from SXC or those using the Images for the use of said Images"
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:32 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

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You mean this bit?

"You authorize SXC to be your non-exclusive agent that licenses Images FOR FREE...SXC agrees not to sell these Images under any circumstances and not to distribute them outside the Website...under no circumstances can you demand money from SXC or those using the Images for the use of said Images"
With thanks Doug, at this time of night, I only cursorily read, don't recall that bit only that they needed address etc details for billing purposes, will re-read tomorrow in daylight.

PS I'm not that tight, just having to watch every penny precariously atm

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Old 10-05-2006, 08:49 AM
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I guess this mystery wasn't as suspenseful as I'd hoped

Here's my layer stack.

Feel free to start your own thread with another episode of...Retouching Detective (cue organ music).
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:51 AM
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Re: Retouching Detective

lots of fun Doug, great to pursue, even on thumbnail I guessed a lighting affect, wow can hear the hammond now
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