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Old April 15th, 2011, 02:09 PM   #1
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I almost always use this fx and use the dropper tool to try to click on something close to 18% gray. But invariably the whole scene goes much darker verses the color balance being just better. Am I doing something wrong?
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Old April 15th, 2011, 04:23 PM   #2
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Do you try to adjust anything else? When I use the ColorFixer tool, I almost always have to adjust the Brightness and Gamma, sometimes the saturation.
It's a great tool but takes some playing with to get the right color adjustment and exposure.
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Old April 15th, 2011, 09:56 PM   #3
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Re: Color Fixer

O yeah i bump the brightness and mess w the gamma but invariably the first thing it does is darken everything
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Old April 15th, 2011, 11:52 PM   #4
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It helps me to click the "reset to none" under prefs, then I start adjusting. It works good for me, just a little quirkiness to work around.
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Old April 16th, 2011, 08:13 AM   #5
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Re: Color Fixer

It also sort of depends on the image and how many darks are in the image. But drop the Film Gamma to 0 and it should be close to the original brightness. I like the way the blacks are affected by the Film Gamma, though.
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