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Old May 15th, 2007, 09:28 AM
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Adjusting Colour

You can see a green tinge around Lukka's face on this photo. I don't know how to adjust the camera to eliminate that and make my colours appear as they should. Any idea's?

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Old May 15th, 2007, 09:40 AM
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That green tinge looks like it's a reflection off the grass. Unless you're eye is real good - there is no way your eye would have caught that.

The camera can't 'know' what to include or eliminate - it does the best it can by automatically averaging out every scene it records unless you dial in (camara permitting) a manual setting yourself.

For this green tinge problem, the easiest solution is to use a graphics program to reduce the green cast.

Hope that helped,

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Old May 15th, 2007, 02:47 PM
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You can see a green tinge around Lukka's face on this photo. I don't know how to adjust the camera to eliminate that and make my colours appear as they should. Any idea's?

The Nikon D80 has an interesting tool allowing you to adjust the colour warmth of the image . . .. you could eliminate green, real or imagined, so, I would assume other, higher-end camera's might have that feature as well.

Failing that, as marko said . . . .

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Old May 15th, 2007, 05:41 PM
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If I was printing it, I'd add magenta...

This is the test camera? Maybe the sensors just aren't sensitive enough.
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Old May 15th, 2007, 05:44 PM
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you can't adjust the camera. Some cameras are just set up to be more green or more yellow. PIxels also have something to do with that. But no matter the camera, we ALL readjust our photos after we take them. Different monitors, different camera settings, different monitor resolution at the photo store.

If you print your photos at the store, guaranteed they won't come out the same color range as your monitor.
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Old May 15th, 2007, 05:52 PM
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But no matter the camera, we ALL readjust our photos after we take them. Different monitors, different camera settings, different monitor resolution at the photo store.
hehe, I don't... It's pretty rare that mine need fixing, other than a bit of lightening sometimes. Some cameras just get the colors right. (That's one of the main reasons I love Canon).

I remember developing somebody's film where the white on their springer spaniel was green. Sucks really because then you become dependent on printers knowing what they're doing or with digital, you have to go through and adjust every pic...

You definitely don't want your doggy blending in with the background....

This one is with the rebel...
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Old May 15th, 2007, 06:01 PM
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well i disagree because at times, for example when shooting indoors there's that yellow light that your eye doesn't see as obviously as the camera, then you shoot and things are suddenly more yellow...or neon lights..those give green. Or reflections off objects ....or shooting in shade...those give you blue tints for sure

btu i don't think there's anything with Lukka's picture anyways.
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Old December 13th, 2007, 12:14 PM
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figured it ou?

the get tone to me means that exposure is off. Try bracketing exposures or if you have photoshop, make a minor levels adjustment.
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