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Old Mar 24, 2010, 4:23 PM   #1
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Would somebody please explain me how to take a photo like this? Or what would be the post processing behind such photo?
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Would somebody please explain me how to take a photo like this? Or what would be the post processing behind such photo?
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If you or anyone else can take a photo like this I would be very surprised...

After the photo was taken, The image was desaturated, most, but not all of the color being removed. Almost looks like something called a "quad tone" - but I think it's a full color image. Interesting effect...

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Would somebody please explain me how to take a photo like this? Or what would be the post processing behind such photo?
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Hi Sanjurams, can you please post a link to the photo rather then posting the original as it is copyright work so posting it here is an infringement of that copyright.

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Hello there, here is the link to the photo:
http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/520/0r51gv8dc2vxd6ajrd4.jpg

Would anybody explain me the post processing behind this photo, please?



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Hi Sanjurams, can you please post a link to the photo rather then posting the original as it is copyright work so posting it here is an infringement of that copyright.

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Hi Sanjurams, can you please post a link to the photo rather then posting the original as it is copyright work so posting it here is an infringement of that copyright.

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True, but the photos on this site are very low res. Good luck to anyone trying to do anything with them besides viewing...
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True, but the photos on this site are very low res. Good luck to anyone trying to do anything with them besides viewing...
It's not about anyone doing something with it, it is about breaching copyright law.
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Hello there, here is the link to the photo:
http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/520/0r51gv8dc2vxd6ajrd4.jpg

Would anybody explain me the post processing behind this photo, please?
Sorry to say PP is something I'm not strong in but hopefully one of the other members will have some good insight for you.
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Old Mar 25, 2010, 11:54 AM   #8
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Hello there, here is the link to the photo:
http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/520/0r51gv8dc2vxd6ajrd4.jpg

Would anybody explain me the post processing behind this photo, please?
Once saturation is removed, and the image saved, it cannot be properly restored. Even so, what happened to this image is as follows.

The photographer went into Photoshop (or some other program) and desaturated the image, until most of the color was removed. He then went to the contrast option and adjusted to his taste - Basically, that's all he did. (Other minor sharpening adjustments may also have been made)

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Looks like some color was added. Possibly desaturated partially or completely and then used paint tool set at very low opacity to add color back in desired areas.
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Looks like some color was added. Possibly desaturated partially or completely and then used paint tool set at very low opacity to add color back in desired areas.
I don't think so. While you cannot properly resaturate an image that's had the color removed, I did raise the saturation in PS, changed the hue, and it "almost" looked normal.

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