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Old March 3rd, 2006, 08:11 PM   #16
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I haven't ever used Photoshop, but it's my understanding, the two are pretty comparable. I started learning Paint Shop Pro years ago, like it, and never felt a need to try Photoshop. I know that many people get great results using Photoshop. I've never read anything credible that would indicate either one to be superior to the other.
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Old March 3rd, 2006, 10:13 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Robert M Wright
Emre - Out of curiosity, I'd love to see that image at full res. Looks like you got the branches a lot better than I did. How did you desaturate the color in the branches without losing the color in the woman's face?
I don't have anything higher resolution; I used the link in the first post. I took another stab at it based on David's reference [PSD] [JPEG]. I like this version more because the skin tones are smoother and more faithful. I left the cool highlights this time because that's what they would look like in real life. I left some color in the trees too, but you can suppress it by increasing the lightness and decreasing the saturation of the cyan channel. The most notable thing I did in this version is to use the Channel Mixer to recreate the blue channel from the red (new blue=80% old blue + 20% old red). If you look at the blue channel you will see that it is seriously damaged.
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