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by den
December 16th, 2017, 4:29 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Separaing tones/hues
Replies: 11
Views: 335

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: 335

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: 335

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
lights-comp_LargeRadiusUSM.jpg (185.48 KiB) Viewed 245 times

A HighPass Sharpening illustration...
lights-comp_HiPassShrpn_1-1Clone.jpg
lights-comp_HiPassShrpn_1-1Clone.jpg (87.87 KiB) Viewed 245 times

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by den
November 28th, 2017, 1:23 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Lens Flare
Replies: 9
Views: 250

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: 250

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...
by den
August 25th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Some preliminary information on PWP 8.0
Replies: 19
Views: 1667

Re: Some preliminary information on PWP 8.0

... Double-clicking on a mask thumbnail brings up a Mask dialog box that lets you edit the mask. Will this Mask dialog box be the same as the current PWP7 Mask Tool dialog? I have wished for additional Mask Tool features: 1) select-able Brightness Curve histograms displays for each of the available ...
by den
August 12th, 2017, 1:54 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: "Nines - Thirds" Composition Guide
Replies: 0
Views: 308

"Nines - Thirds" Composition Guide

... If of interest for those with a Windows OS, the following suggested plain text when added as the first 'begin_object' to the "PWCompositionGuides.txt" file located in the "C:/Users/<your user name>/AppData/Roaming/Digital Light and Color/Picture Window/" folder will add a 'Ni...
by den
July 23rd, 2017, 1:38 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Salvaged Tips from old Message Board
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Re: Salvaged Tips from old Message Board

... I have been slowly going through the old message board Support threads and selecting those that seem of interest as a Tip for image post-processing... ...not much progress will be made until the distractions of summer and fall activities settle down to the rainy days of late fall and winter... ....
by den
July 10th, 2017, 12:48 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram
Replies: 13
Views: 746

Re: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram

... The text file shown was done some years ago and I could not precisely duplicate the Readout Tool on the source image for the current posting, so chose readings that were close... ...sorry for the confusion. For practical purposes only the first two significant figures really count... ...the rest...
by den
July 9th, 2017, 11:44 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram
Replies: 13
Views: 746

Re: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram

... Building a color line *.cln file from a preference source... Screenshot (7).jpg Notes: 1) the Readout Tool values for RGB are in percentages need to be converted to decimals when used for the ^.cln text file. 2) color 0 is black and color 4 is white. Choose at least three other RGB colors with a...

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