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Forums Lobby MASTER YOUR TOOLS Post-Processing & Workflow (Public) topic #66832
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PAStime Silver Member  Kingston, CA  Nikonian since 10th Feb 2009 Sun 02-Sep-12 02:14 AM
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>It's amazing the difference in texture I see using a product
>like Nik's Color Efex Tonal Contrast.

Hi Eric. I think this is an excellent point. I too see this. It brings up local contrast. I think of it as micro-burning and dodging if that makes any sense. It increases texture, apparent sharpness, vibrance, clarity, etc.

>As you correctly point out, monitors and printers have similar
>limitations. Get a really nice high resolution monitor and
>you'll see problems that don't show up in a print.

I guess the trick is to set the white point and black point correctly so that the tonal range of the image is not greater than that of the final output.

Peter

  

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