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Old 09-12-2008, 09:53 AM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

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Sorry, maybe this is a simple and stupid question, but, what is CGI?

thanks.
glad you asked i was wondering as well !

esy when you know though

cgi= computer gernerated image

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Old 09-12-2008, 10:40 AM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

Sirespen and Palms1, thanks a lot.
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Old 09-12-2008, 12:28 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

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Old 09-12-2008, 06:59 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

Anyone have any thoughts after looking at those two photos? Observations?
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:03 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

doesn't look like cgi to me, but at that size it's hard too see small details...
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Old 09-12-2008, 08:26 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

See: http://www.christianschmidt.com/ for larger pictures.
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Old 09-29-2008, 05:09 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

sorry to re animate this long dead thread... but I still havent manage to download this AIM profile...
last time i donwloaded from a user zip I only got this TXT file.... did I do something wrong? I really want to get this to work for my next project...

anyone?
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Old 09-29-2008, 05:16 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

I'm not sure where you can find the AIM profile but here is another method to achieve a similar look:

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Make adjustment layer type > Channel Mixer > Select "Monochromatic > Set Red = 0%, Green = 0%, Blue = 100% - OK

Set that layer's mode to Luminosity.

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Make adjustment layer type > Channel Mixer > Select "Monochromatic > Set Red = 0%, Green = 100%, Blue = 0% - OK

Set that layer's mode to Screen at 80% opacity.

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Make adjustment layer type > Channel Mixer > Select "Monochromatic > Set Red = 100%, Green = 0%, Blue = 0% - OK

Set that layer's mode to Multiply at 50% opacity.
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Old 09-29-2008, 05:28 PM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

thanks... I will try that one while I am on the lookout for AIM

cheers,
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:56 AM
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Re: How to: "Christian Schmidt" Look

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Surely. It's really nothing more than a series of small tweaks pushing towards the end result by correcting what I see is "wrong" with the photo. Here's what I did:

Profile conversion: Convert, Apply, Convert, Apply, dupe, multiply, blend if, curves.

Result is too warm - Color balance layer: -15, -2, +55

Walls are too dark - Levels layer: 0, 1.25, 236 (input)

Still too warm - Curves layer: R midpoint 128/132, B midpoint 128/113 (Output/Input)

Highlights blown out - Dupe b/g, levels within duped layer, 0, 232 (output)

Shadows too green - H/S layer, Greens -100 saturation, all colors with the exception of blue and cyan pulled down somewhat, overall saturation -23.

Done.

All the numbers stated above are the exact numbers from the layers in my PSD. They work for this image (and by work I mean got me the result I was looking for), but they'd be completely different for a different image. I arrived at each value by seeing what I didn't like about the current state of my image and moving sliders and bending curves until it looked "right." This may not be the fastest, easiest, or even the best way to go about it, but that's the approach that I often use and I've found that it often gets me the results I want.

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Thnx !!
I tried that and heres what I got !
not exactly the same procedure tho... I didnt understand some part of yours :/
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