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How to prevent colour noise from developing in water portion of the image?

Really, the only true 'fix' for this is to not bang the colours quite so hard in the first place… or, I suppose, to have used a polarising filter to kill the majority of the reflections before they ...
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How do I ensure that the colours printed more closely align with Relative Intent in Lightroom?

You softproof with the perceptual intent selected and edit the colors to look the way you want. It will probably be easiest to apply the edits to one image and then copy those changes to all of the ...
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how to bring out the blue in a photo

Rather than just wash the whole thing in blue, or set the white balance completely out of whack, if your camera has 'scenes' or Picture Control modes, then set to 'vibrant' or sunny beach or similar, ...
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Capturing then printing color-accurate images

Lighting is the place to start. You want a very high CRI for color critical work. Tungsten hot lights are the most accessible way to get that. Second piece is an accurate gray card. Third piece is a ...
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Gimp's color options not working

I had similar problem and found that I had a selection hidden somewhere. Top Menu >> Pick Select >> Pick None hidden selection closed and image colour balancing returned. Newbie mistake ...
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Gimp's color options not working

I had the same issue. A black and white image - actually black and transparent. I want to turn the black to white. Colors > Invert does nothing. Selecting by color (black) and using Bucket Fill set ...
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how to bring out the blue in a photo

Even the white walls have a tint of blue in that example. If you want that kind of result set your camera's white balance to tungsten or ~ 3000k (lower number).
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Confused with my monitor Picture Modes

Colour profiling is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. A quagmire waiting for you as you climb out of the crocodile-infested river… All those pretty pictures the display offers you are great - but not if ...
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How to match color range in two photos when colorizing (hue, saturation)?

Several parts here. The most important part is planning. It is pretty obvious that it will be very hard to adjust two photos in very different lighting situations, one on a sunny day, and another in ...
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Choosing a filter to use with daylight film under artificial light (80A vs 80B etc)

You mention fluorescent and LED light, and then seem to bundle them up together as if they are the same. That's not exactly correct. The 80-series of filters are meant for correcting colour when using ...
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Choosing a filter to use with daylight film under artificial light (80A vs 80B etc)

One upon a time we mainly loaded black & white negative film. Upon occasion we loaded color slide film. Slide film came in different flavors. Type D for working under daylight conditions. Type A ...
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Why are these color look up tables (Hald CLUT) 1600 x 1600 pixels instead of 4096 x 4096 pixels?

The lookup tables does not necessarily need to cover the whole colour space. According to RawPedia values missing in the LUT will simply be interpolated. From the linked page: Even if your HaldCLUT ...
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Coloring Eyebrows in Lightroom CC without Photoshop

You cannot effectively colorize black or white as it retains the luminance value. What you want is not easily achievable. IMO you would be better off removing the eyebrows and repainting them with a ...
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how to bring out the blue in a photo

If you know GIMP or Photoshop, or some similar image manipulation tool, and know your way around color spaces the way a fish knows it way in water, a hopefully easy way is to decompose the image in ...
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How to prevent colour noise from developing in water portion of the image?

what can I do to avoid it: The general answer is to use selective edits to affect only the desired areas, rather than global "slider" adjustments.
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Image Color Scheme getting faded when opening with MSPaint

I don't have a PC I could run MSPaint on to test or provide a 'fix' but I'm betting it doesn't know how to handle the ProPhoto profile that's embedded in the picture & is treating it as though it ...
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Capturing then printing color-accurate images

Like the previous answer a lot but if you want the most accurate color you can also buy a color card, something like the X-rite color checker card. Then once you get your images into Lightroom / ...
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