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If your editor allows tweaking individual amount of colors that come to the mix, try changing amount of green and yellow. This will allow you to brighten or darken parts of the trees and bring more separation there. Different editors allow different amount of manipulation. In the worst case, you could make the color image more yellow or green before ...


You can use layers of the same image with different brightness/contrast setting and masking to create a composite, adaptive/local contrast enhancement, adaptive image equalization with masking or manual contrast curve manipulation to expose the details in the dark (raise black point a bit and make the ramp more steep so that even almost black pixels get a ...


The reason why is because "equalize" needs a "what is important"-type qualifier (a "metric"). Although in the literal sense, you are right, but there are several types of equalizations. E.g. check out this paper. You can see several types of equalizations there: Adaptive histogram equalization Dualistic subimage histogram equalization Dynamic histogram ...


Any version of CS5 that you download is most likely going to be a cracked version of the pre-release. In other words a ‘late beta’, which will only be 95% there in terms of functionality. All the core stuff will work but there will be little annoyances and bugs throughout the software.If you have installed a Genuine product from Adobe it comes with the ...


The extra information simply isn't in this JPG file since the pictures is so grossly underexposed. Here is what you get by expanding the dark areas (ignoring the silly date/time stamp and the bright spot at lower left) to the full black to white range: This looks so grainy because only a few intensity levels are expanded to cover the whole range. The ...


First off: Even Andrew Kramer, king of After Effects, simply goes through all blending modes to find an appealing effect. So playing with them is a really good option. There are common uses for some blending modes, though: Screen and Add both make dark parts of the image transparent. (That is, the color from the layers below will show through dark parts.) ...


It might be, that OpenGL deacitvated. This happened to me, whenever I did a selection and I would have to restart Photoshop CS5. I had to install a much older driver version for my AMD Radeon HD 4600, that did not have those issues.

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