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Old 06-25-2009, 04:02 PM
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Help! Turn something black, white

What's the best way to turn a black electrical outlet white? It seems simple but I can't do it right!
Any help would be appreciated!
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Old 06-25-2009, 04:12 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

You could try an Invert Adjustment layer, then mask the bits you don't need changing.

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Old 06-25-2009, 04:48 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

Thanks!
There are bright white highlights that need to stay there. I tried inverting and it doesn't look too good. Any other suggestions?
Thanks Again!
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Old 06-25-2009, 05:31 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

First I would probably look at my channels and see which black and white looks best. Click on it and convert the image to B/W then back to rgb or whatever work space you use. See how that is.

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Old 06-25-2009, 08:00 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

The 'Search' button above this thread is an amazing thing!

This Thread along with the associated links within the thread might be very helpful

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Old 06-25-2009, 08:10 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

You calling me a search button??
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Old 06-25-2009, 08:15 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

Vairdy, why don't you upload the photo so we could see what your problem is?
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Old 06-25-2009, 08:47 PM
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Re: Help! Turn something black, white

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You calling me a search button??
Naw, You not a 'Search Button' just plain Sweet! As in the magic maker who takes advantage of the times when the magic happens.. just between sunset/sunrise and dark when all the shadows are softer, and the colors deeper and there is a giant sheet of soft, directional illumination on everything and everything is right and perfectly beautiful... just like you Sweetlight!

BTW... I corrected my misguided statement.
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Old 06-25-2009, 08:49 PM
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Thanks Baldy....
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Old 06-27-2009, 11:10 AM
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Vairdy, why don't you upload the photo so we could see what your problem is?
+1 need a better idea of your picture.
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