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by Marpel
November 19th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Advanced Sharpen
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Advanced Sharpen

I have always used a Photoshop plugin (Focus Magic) for sharpening, by turning off all raw sharpening and applying FM to the tiff immediately after rendering from raw. Having said that, I am now in the process of exploring PWP's Advanced Sharpen, so a couple questions. I am wondering why the dialogu...
by Marpel
November 14th, 2019, 8:21 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Confused on blending modes...
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Confused on blending modes...

Isn't "dark darker, light lighter, mid no change" similar to Soft Light. Although Soft Light punches up the saturation a bit.
by Marpel
November 8th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Update Available - Version 8.0.8
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Update Available - Version 8.0.8

Just wanted to give a thank you for the (incredibly fast response) added arrow buttons in the Composite 1 point alignment. Just tried it and it works like a charm.

Marv
by Marpel
November 6th, 2019, 8:14 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Composite - 1 point alignment
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Composite - 1 point alignment

I do a lot of compositing multiple image segments, quite often using a mask on the Overlay image and 1 point alignment. To line up the masked segment into the image, I will use 50% opacity to be able to see the two images as they line up. Often times, because of the content and the difficulty in a c...
by Marpel
October 22nd, 2019, 11:14 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Cloning from one image to another
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Cloning from one image to another

Han, Thanks for your comments. Further to your comments about the change in focus, The issue is somewhat more "complicated" with the stuff that I do, because most images have a single drop that I wish to keep sharp, while letting the rest of the image (flower etc) remain soft and most times the drop...
by Marpel
October 22nd, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: PWP 8 Beta
Topic: Levels and Colour
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Levels and Colour

Just wanting to make sure I understand this. An image (of long exposure water/rocks) with a histogram that is predominantly center oriented, with a couple spikes that show on either side (with expansion factor of 5) of that center portion. Opening Levels and Colour, the dynamic range shows 13.3 and ...
by Marpel
October 14th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Cloning from one image to another
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Cloning from one image to another

Jonathan, Thanks for the response. I am trying to keep the programs I use to a minimum, so am trying to do much of the work in PWP and CS6. However, as I am getting more into macro stuff, I may have to look at those programs you suggest. Doug, For the purpose of what you describe, one to one cloning...
by Marpel
October 6th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Cloning from one image to another
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Cloning from one image to another

Not providing a tip but asking for input on a better method. I do macro photography, with a 150mm 1:1 macro lens. In an effort to keep extremely narrow depth of focus overall in the image, I typically shoot at the maximum aperture (in this case, although it is a 2.8 lens, at 1:1 the max is 5.6). Cur...
by Marpel
October 5th, 2019, 10:05 pm
Forum: PWP 8 Beta
Topic: Palette Tool
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Palette Tool

I see from your other post that you are away for awhile, but I thought I would post this reply while the matter is still fresh in my mind. As it is not urgent (nor important, I guess) your response can certainly wait until your return. And sorry if I did not properly explain how I opened the Color P...
by Marpel
October 4th, 2019, 9:53 pm
Forum: PWP 8 Beta
Topic: Palette Tool
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Palette Tool

Jonathan, Thanks for the response. However, perhaps a bit of a different explanation. I like to use the Palette Tool to click on an image in an area which has a general color tone of interest, then move the cursor around that specific area to further narrow the exact color. So, when I move the curso...