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Author Topic: Colorize Cutiepie?  (Read 639 times)

Offline Marydh

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Colorize Cutiepie?
« on: June 07, 2019, 04:32:21 PM »
This is the original with color correction.  I'm wondering if I should turn it to black and white, get rid of the damage, then colorize  OR  fix it from here.
Thanks,
Mary


Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 07:16:05 PM »
It's trivial to turn it into B&W at any point, so I'm wondering what the advantage would be of doing the repairs in B&W. Just looking at it, I think it's probably not going to make much difference in terms of your time spent either way

There's a lot to fix whatever the color, so why not start out trying it as is - if that works, you save yourself the task of colorizing it from scratch in the end.
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Offline Candice

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2019, 07:43:05 PM »
I concur with Jo Ann.  Going down to B/W isn't going to make that much difference.
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Offline Lynnya

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2019, 07:38:07 AM »
Yup.. sounds like a good plan Mary.. look forward to seeing your final.. it's gonna be good  :up:
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Offline Marydh

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2019, 11:54:06 AM »
Thanks guys.  I was anxious to dive in so I just started fixing as is and itís doing fine so far.  Iím fairly sure Iíll need your advice later. 😎


Offline Mhayes

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2019, 12:13:42 AM »
Mary, looks good. I would go with what you feels works best. I'm not sure I totally agree with what Jo Ann said: "It's trivial to turn it into B&W at any point." Maybe that means as the final restore? One reason to turn into a B/W and then colorize is that you will have a hard time doing a regular color correction on this one. This is an old photo that the color has been hand painted rather than a photo that had color to begin with. I think there's a lot to be said on how you first wanted to do it as it wll allow you to repair the damage and then do the color.
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Offline kiska

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Re: Colorize Cutiepie?
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 03:38:52 AM »
I would turn it into BW, as it was originally before being colorized. Then do sepia and colorizing. Might work?
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