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Uploaded: 08/14/05 11:55 PM GMT
AutoFix Colour & Contrast
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Many thanks to Steb for letting me use his image in this tutorial. Please Note: this tutorial isn’t a reflection on the content or quality of Steb's work - it is used purely because it makes for a very graphic subject matter in a recolouring exercise.

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::philcUK
08/15/05 12:28 AM GMT
Remember as well folks, 9 times out of 10 it's virtually impossible to achieve a major satisfactory colour change in one hit. so don't try to. This is where Photoshops's excellent snapshot/history brush functions come in really useful.
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::Morwyn
08/15/05 12:44 AM GMT
Thank you.. This will help a lot..
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tbhockey
08/15/05 2:28 AM GMT
wow, who would have thought the Auto tools could improve an image this much?! Well...obviously Phil did...
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-tbhockey
+camerahound
08/15/05 5:46 AM GMT
Superb tutorial! Many thanks.
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mesmerized
08/15/05 6:39 AM GMT
Thanks for another great tutorial...as before, well laid out and illustrated...saved to h/d.:Pat.
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::bayoubooger
08/15/05 11:25 AM GMT
g'day Phil,

merci
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Aeires
08/15/05 9:35 PM GMT
I don't see this as a photomanipulation but more of the enhancement. There are a lot of tricks that can be played in the darkroom to do similar things and no one ever calls them photomanipulations. People need to get over the stigma of it being digital and do what is necessary to get a better picture.
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prismmagic
08/15/05 11:38 PM GMT
Very nice tutorial Phil.
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::Joby
08/16/05 5:45 AM GMT
I learn new things every day! Fade command is new to me. Thanks.
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-Joby
::philcUK
08/16/05 7:40 AM GMT
Typically, if you do any major change to an image it always helps it retain a natural feel if you use Fade to add back around 15-20% of the original image into the work. This normally tones down anything you have inadvertently done too harshly.
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Daybreakteacher
08/24/05 2:44 AM GMT
Thanks for the information. I can't wait to try the Fade next time I adjust a picture.
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.maxwell299
12/07/05 9:11 PM GMT
Thanks for the info. I will be using this new technic alot
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