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Author Topic: Textured Trio  (Read 7399 times)

Offline Lynnya

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Textured Trio
« on: October 12, 2017, 02:57:14 PM »
Hi guys.. trying something new with this one.. it would be fairly easy BUT for the terrible texture crackle all over it.. I have a plan.. we'll see if it works... (or not). Did a levels adjust first red green and blue separately.. then did an auto curves which made no difference really.. I did another curves adjust for the neutral gray and I DID check the black point (Shadow was sitting on my shoulder)... left it where is was..
Color correction only..FFT filter did nothing..This should make for interesting work... :cool:
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Offline Bambi

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 07:03:15 PM »


Would this help? Surface Blur?

Offline Shadow

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 07:21:06 PM »
You are a brave woman Lynn. Eager to see how you whip the cracking into shape! Bambi might be on to the solution  ;)

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 07:49:10 AM »
Thanks Bambi and Shadow.. I'm trying all sorts of things on this image..  :crazy: at the moment I put it through my imagonic softwre and then a blur, masked it out and touching the cracks out.. not sure how thats gonna go.. will see today.. fresh eyes today .. sometimes I open it up and say "oh boy... that didn't work"... we'll see lol :cool:
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Offline Mike Morrell

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 10:48:10 AM »
I'll be interested to see what you come up with!
My gut feeling is that a mix of techniques (noise reduction, blur, painting, patching/cloning in the fine details) might be needed.

I had a quick try just of curiosity:
- Dust & Scratches filter at 1.0, threshold 3 (applied twice)
- Brushed in Gaussian Blur (radius 3.0) at 15% - 50% depending on how visible the cracks were
- Did a rough job at adding in sharper 'dots' on the woman's dress
  > High Pass filter with 'dress' mask with blending mode 'linear light'; this brings back both dots and cracks
  > blurred the cracks between the dot patterns on the HP filter layer; only a rough job as demo - it's painstaking!




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Offline Lynnya

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 01:18:43 PM »
Thanks Mike..you're right.. many different techniques at this one  :crazy: and yes... painstaking is the word.. all part of the job.. I'm getting  raise you know.. they said..plus a parking space outside Starbucks..I'm still waiting.... :cool:
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Offline Lynnya

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 02:01:32 PM »
here's my latest wip.. don't want to go too far with removing texture so there are still some quirks in it but I think it may be best to leave them.. what say you...

 
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Offline Shadow

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 07:09:28 PM »
Knew you could work some voodoo on it!   ;D  Looking good Lynn!

Offline Mike Morrell

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2017, 07:27:17 PM »
... I'm getting a raise you know.. they said..plus a parking space outside Starbucks..I'm still waiting.... :cool:

Long overdue, considering the work you put in! I'd hold out for a chauffeur and free flights too ;)

The latest WIP looks great btw.

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Offline Mhayes

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2017, 12:43:33 PM »
All in good time my friends. We even provide a corporate jet for the over-achievers. Stay tuned <maybe not in this life time> and you will be rewarded. Thought to self: I smell a revolt and Mike is fanning the flames.  :cool:

Great job Lynnya!

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Offline Lynnya

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2017, 12:56:24 PM »
Thanks Margie and all... hmmm.... corporate jet hey?  hmmm... now where would I go ... :huh:
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Offline Mike Morrell

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Re: Textured Trio
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2017, 06:10:59 PM »
... corporate jet hey?  hmmm... now where would I go ... :huh:
Mountain hiking vacation in Holland? ;)
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