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by den
August 25th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Some preliminary information on PWP 8.0
Replies: 19
Views: 1273

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: 215

"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: 405

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: 556

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: 556

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...
by den
July 8th, 2017, 11:18 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram
Replies: 13
Views: 556

Re: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram

... Yet another possibility utilizing the properties of the HSL color space where the Hue and Saturation plane is at a 50% toned Lightness... 1) click on Img0, the starting image, Extract and Convert to 24 or 48 bit color its Luminance channel... 2) click on Img0, using Color Curves in HSL, set L wi...
by den
July 8th, 2017, 12:11 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram
Replies: 13
Views: 556

Re: Convert an Image to greyscale and its Histogram

... Perhaps you could also consider using the Color Curves transform in either the HSV or HSL color space and adjust the Hue curve with a 'broken line' from blue to yellow or a straight horizontal line at yellow or 16.7% vertical... ...this way the Value or Lightness or Saturation channels will esse...
by den
July 3rd, 2017, 8:00 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: High Pass Sharpening with light/dark Halo control
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: High Pass Sharpening with light/dark Halo control

... I am looking forward to the additional features to Bilateral Sharpen... ...in the meantime, I continue to achieve preference with standby High Pass sharpening techniques with variations. Not described above is an option that combines High Pass sharpening for both Medium and Small detail in one H...
by den
June 20th, 2017, 2:24 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: High Pass Sharpening with light/dark Halo control
Replies: 2
Views: 342

High Pass Sharpening with light/dark Halo control

... For the nature/landscape photography I prefer, I like to use multiple and sequential High Pass sharpening at various blur radius to increase contrasts for small, medium, and large image area details but miss the light/dark Halo controls that other PWP7 sharpening transforms have. At present I us...
by den
June 13th, 2017, 2:16 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: DL-C.COM Maintenance
Replies: 16
Views: 1182

Re: DL-C.COM Maintenance

... True... I will just adjust proportions so that the ellipse if it occurs is not overly elongated or tall. It will work as a guide especially where there are no straight lines in the image... ...otherwise I try to adjust so that image elements look near natural unless going for an artistic nuance....

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