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Handprints on the concrete.

 With the help of paint and flowers you can transfer your inner world. I like experimenting with paint, as well as in this figure. Very beautiful look bright spots on gray and cold concrete. It's not just prints and not just concrete. For many lives like this concrete - gray and cold. Do not be afraid to add paint to it. Having added at least a little, we change a lot, at first glance, on a simple concrete and monotonous floor. continue reading

Gray cards are NOT interchangeable!

Gray cards are NOT interchangeableGood to know: Gray cards are NOT interchangeable! So, accordingly to video below, "18 % gray cards" (grey cards) are used to measure exposure AND "white balance gray cards" are for custom white balance. They are not interchangeable.http://alveraphoto.blogspot.ro/2012/11/gray-cards-not-interchangeable.html continue reading

Black and white - converting and editing

As we know there are a lot of different ways how to turn your colorful pictures into black and white. We also know there are several ways to edit gray tones in black and white. One way I sometimes use (in photoshop) is the following:1. Open a color picture in PS.2. Create Vibrance layer on top of the picture (background) layer3. Create Hue/Saturation layer on top of Vibrance layer4. Select (if not selected) the Hue/Saturation layer and slide the saturation slider to the left side... continue reading

Spring

Spring came with the case. Everything is melting, floods. Gray, foggy, humid, but remain warmer. continue reading

Converting to Black and White

So...my first blog, ever. Wanted to start blogging with something useful.. and Photoshop came in mind. After few secs on thinking, i decided to share few B&W conversion methods I use to get rid of colors.First of all, I'm using Photoshop CS4 (PS). There might be some differences in methods described below in older versions of PS.1) Black & White..This method can be found both in the menu (Image-->Adjustments) or from the bottom right corner clicking on the half-black half-white... continue reading

New take on old idea: gray cards

I was recently reading a book that had to do with getting color right in the digital age and was surprised to find that gray cards come in different 'colors' of gray.The trusty Kodak gray card I'd had since the early nineties turns out to be neutral in terms of exposure, but was never intended to be used for white balancing a digital exposure.I did some searching and settled on a new 'digital' gray card and did some experiments.When using the new card to create a custom white balance setting... continue reading

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