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Re: Re: Using Foliage for colour correction

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: Using Foliage for colour correction
  • From: oneofcultivars@aol.com
  • Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2002 08:29:14 EST
  • Content-length: 1211

Chuck I certainly agree there are variations in the green tint seen in iris 
foldage. Some even leaning toward 'blue gray" almost devoid of green tint. 
Many of us seldom actually see the iris we are adding to those we grow, in 
bloom, prior to purchase other than in a picture. We so often purchase from 
pictures as well as discuss merits and/or failures based on photos. 
Generally, pictures taken on overcast days, without flash, give us the best 
true color reproduction though not always. And certainly any that have the 
color saturation, intensity, etc., digitally manipulated retard our ability 
to make intelligent decisions. Paying attention to foldage tint, while not 
fool proof, is the best readily available indicator of color reproduction 
quality I'm aware of. Your point is well taken. It should not be the only 

Thanks for the input,
Bill Burleson

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