Old 07-07-2012, 06:00 PM   #1
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Default What is meant by 'not enough color depth'?

Just wondering what 'not enough color depth' means? As in this rejected photo:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreje...66&key=2210901

Needs more contrast, brightness, etc? I don't think it is over saturated!

And railpictures.ca is happy with it:

http://www.railpictures.ca/upload/a-...en-i-shot-this

Not a real big deal though....more of wondering what color depth means.

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Old 07-07-2012, 06:58 PM   #2
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You've got some strange-looking super-saturated blue underneath the fuel tank and the pilot.

It looks much more saturated than similar areas of sky reflection in the snow in the foreground.
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You've got some strange-looking super-saturated blue underneath the fuel tank and the pilot.

It looks much more saturated than similar areas of sky reflection in the snow in the foreground.
Picky, picky.
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Picky, picky.
JUst trying to answer the OP's question! I didn't say it was a shot-killer for me. Those spots seemed to be the more likely answer than the overall color, although the saturation could be boosted a bit.
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Slight adjustment of the black slider in levels PSE7 added contrast and sharpened slightly.

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It is way too "blue" and that is causing the red to not look right - I assume since "I" have never seen one of these in person.

Also, there is a bunch of boogers or scratches in the sky that could be cleaned up with the cloning tool.
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Thanks for the comments! I will work on it and re-submit it and see what happens. The 'red' is actually a maroonish shade, although as pointed out, it does need more contrast and other fixes! At least those old Kodachromes are still clean and crisp.

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The screeners are getting picky now even with vintage.

Sure, tone down the over-blue. Mayhap that is actually the reason.

Looks good to me being vintage and sharp.

Kodachrome is so damn hard to scan.
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