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Underutilized image data?


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PAStime Registered since 10th Feb 2009
Sun 02-Sep-12 02:14 AM

>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.


A general, generic topic Underutilized image data? [View all] , PAStime , Thu 30-Aug-12 03:49 PM
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