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Crimson Quest   Featured in Digital Darkroom #013
  Crimson Quest
Crimson Quest
Carlsbad, California
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
Olympus Camedia C-...
 
 
 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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    Cool image, Donna!

3/30/2004 12:58:10 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Leanne!!! This has to be one of my favorite images to date. I shot it yesterday. It was actually taken in macro mode and the colors adjusted with PS. I really appreciate the feedback!!

3/30/2004 9:34:35 AM

 
James Miotke
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I can see why you love it so much - great image, Donna. What did you do to adjust these colors?

4/1/2004 1:13:58 AM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

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Great image, Donna, and a good question. What did you do to adjust these colors?

4/1/2004 5:46:58 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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  Original Crimson Quest
Original Crimson Quest
This is for comparison only
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
Olympus Camedia C-...
 
A special thank you to Laurie and Jim for the great comments. I used Photoshop to adjust the colors in this image. First, I used curves. Then I fine-tuned it with the color balance. I will enclose the original for comparison. Thanks again!!

4/1/2004 6:16:59 PM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

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Donna, thanks for uploading the original and for the explanation. I have never used "curves". I wasn't sure what it did. I told you I didn't know much about PS (I'm using an old 5.0 version). I think I need to give curves a try!

4/1/2004 6:22:41 PM

 
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