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Re: PHOTO: Camera changing color of QUICKEN ...

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] PHOTO: Camera changing color of QUICKEN ...
  • From: John I Jones jijones@usjoneses.com
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 13:19:10 -0700

Kent makes a good point about lighting.

I tend to take pictures of dark irises in the early morning or (more 
often) in the late after noon when the light is warmer (meaning shifted 
more towards the red spectrum). Every once in a while my physics degree 
does come in handy <grin>


On May 13, 2006, at 1:02 PM, Kent Appleberry wrote:

> As John said, cameras do colors differently.  I've been trying to 
> figure out
> my Photoshop program, so I tried to "fix" your shot with it.  Turned 
> out to be
> very easy to do this much.  
> (Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation>Blues>+18.)
> This adjustment basically took the blues in the shot and shifted them 
> more
> toward the red (I think).
> Color's tricky even without cameras to mess it up.  I was looking at 
> the
> little SDB sold to me as Yo Yo (but it probably isn't), and it looked 
> purple
> of the bluish sort.  My photo of it looked too red to me--I even went 
> back
> outside to make sure--so I shifted it to more blue and posted it here. 
>  Then I
> went outside again, where the light had changed, and the bloom now 
> looked
> quite reddish purple, just like in the original photo.  I often notice 
> how
> easily some colors seem to shift according to light conditions when 
> I'm trying
> to get a good fix on what color they really are.  Or maybe it's just 
> me.
> You might have good success with your camera's white balance 
> adjustment, as
> John suggested, but you'll probably just have to tweak in a photo 
> editing
> program sometimes.
> Kent
> La Vie En Rose Gardens <berni@la-vie-en-rose.ca> said:
>> Why is my camera changing the colour of my QUICKEN from a purple to a
>> blue??????
>> My camera is a Casio EX-Z50 5.0 megapixels e/2X op. zoom
>> Berni(ce)
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