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Jnaneshwar Surabathula
 

How to enhance the 'green' in vegetation?


 
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I shot this image in a wooded trail with moss everywhere. But I feel it lacks the 'green glow' in the image?
How can I enhance the green colors in vegetation?
I'd appreciate any helpful responses.
Thanks.


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5/9/2007 12:38:23 PM

 
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I would tweak the Color balance/Curves and/or Saturation until I was satisfied.

Have fun!


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5/9/2007 1:30:26 PM

 
Debbie Del Tejo
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Color balance anc contrast.....do you have Photoshop? Or Corel paint pro? those would help....watch your ISO and your FStop......either could be too high.
took the liberty but it was not very clear.....hope you don't mind.....


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5/9/2007 2:08:35 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/31/2005
  In Photoshop, go to the Enhancment menu, then "Enhance Colors". In the Hue/Saturation box, use the drop down box and click on YELLOW. Then slide the saturation slider to the right until you get the green you want.


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5/9/2007 2:52:59 PM

 
Jnaneshwar Surabathula   Thanks for the response!
I thought we could fix it when taking the image itself without resorting to adjusting it on PS.
I shall try and post it again.
Good work Debbie!


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5/9/2007 5:58:57 PM

 
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Well, if you want to "fix it when taking the image itself without resorting to adjusting it on PS", you may want to try playing around with a polarizer filter (tripod!) and a few different exposures (auto-bracketing).

And if you would choose to combine the best of both worlds you could apply those different exposures into an HDR image with as much green 'glow' as you like.


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5/9/2007 7:17:26 PM

 
Raymond H. Kemp
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/2/2004
  A Velvia plug-in for Photoshop works great with the greens! I love mine.


Ray


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5/9/2007 10:04:40 PM

 
Bob Cammarata
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/17/2003
  A sunny day "plays well" with green moss but you will get pesky shadows along with those vibrant reflected greens.

After the fact though, try increasing the brightness and saturation just a hair.


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5/10/2007 6:26:29 PM

 
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