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by den
February 18th, 2018, 4:10 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: color balance
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: color balance

... Winfried... ...you have a diabolical mind... ...never would have considered this transform!!! Thank you... FYI... If you adjust the Auto Black and Auto White default settings of the Color Negative transform to be black and white respectively, you can use the 'positive' image version with an Amou...
by den
February 18th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: color balance
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: color balance

... Addendum to the Step 1 Color Balance transform workflow... Notice the rather extreme correction made to remove the red color cast from the full range black point. In these cases where neutralizing color casts at the black and white points, it may be better to do this as a separate step first and...
by den
February 15th, 2018, 6:58 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Help - Open Electronic Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Help - Open Electronic Manual

... A left click on "Help - Open Electronic Manual" is looking for a 'Docs' folder containing pdf files that should be installed by PWP7Docs.msi to a location whose path is: C:/Users/<your user name>/AppData/Roaming/Digital Light and Color/Picture Window/Docs which in order for you to see,...
by den
February 14th, 2018, 2:25 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: color balance
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: color balance

... Fortunately, this image has the sidewalk from which to select neutral grays near 25 and 75 % tones using the shadow and sunlight image areas... ...not always so convenient sampling!!! Step 1: use the Color Balance transform to establish neutral black and white full range points with neutral gray...
by den
February 5th, 2018, 5:57 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Create a Vibrance Skin-Hue Mask
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Create a Vibrance Skin-Hue Mask

... Definition reference: https://digital-photography-school.com/vibrance-vs-saturation-in-plain-english/ Saturation is a uniform bumping up the intensity of all colors in your shot, regardless of the starting point of the colors. This can result in clipping (over saturation of certain colors which ...
by den
December 16th, 2017, 4:29 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Separaing tones/hues
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: Separaing tones/hues

... Marv... Just for fun... ...from the original image's HSV-H channel, a cyan hue range was masked... lights-comp.jpg_mask.jpg ...and using the Color Curves transform in the HSV color space the Hue and Saturation channel curves were adjusted to change the cyan light/beam to green... lights-comp_cya...
by den
December 15th, 2017, 7:49 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Separaing tones/hues
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: Separaing tones/hues

... Yes, 'strong bias towards a dark halo' is the difference between the white and black Halo sliders of PWP's sharpening transforms... ... 'large radius sharpening' is also called Local Contrast Enhancement... The Halo control can be manually duplicated with an image in PWP by: 1) create an "e...
by den
December 14th, 2017, 9:57 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Separaing tones/hues
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: Separaing tones/hues

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Try using a favored large radius sharpening method with a strong bias towards a dark halo... ...illustrated is USM but consider Bilateral and High Pass sharpening as well...
lights-comp_LargeRadiusUSM.jpg
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A HighPass Sharpening illustration...
lights-comp_HiPassShrpn_1-1Clone.jpg
lights-comp_HiPassShrpn_1-1Clone.jpg (87.87 KiB) Viewed 397 times

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by den
November 28th, 2017, 1:23 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Lens Flare
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: Lens Flare

... One of the reasons I prefer to use Brush tools while somewhat manually intensive and requires some practice is that mask edges as indicated are limited to uniform transition gradients that may not always match all the Flare gradients as they are not uniform... ...stamping with a soft-transparent...
by den
November 28th, 2017, 8:33 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Lens Flare
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: Lens Flare

... Another approach could be to use soft-transparent Clone and Paint brushes [Softness = 90; Transparency = 90; Radius = as needed]... ...Stamping [click-move-click-move,etc] rather than Painting [click-hold-drag-release]... ...probably more easily done for the small posted image rather than the fu...

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