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A hundred years ago, to create a color photograph required painting a black and white print by hand. At the turn of the century, a few practitioners still remained, carrying out their arcane art in a world overrun with color film. While hand coloring prints is practically a lost art today, you can achieve a similar effect digitally ... without having to resort to special filters and plug-ins. With a B&W image in your editing software, create one or more transparent layers. Apply selective color on the layer. Adjust the layer blends to achieve the desired look. Submit your best "hand colored" image. Refer to the sample image and check out the additional rules.
Saturday, 17th October, 2009 (GMT)
Saturday, 24th October, 2009 – Friday, 30th October, 2009 (GMT)
Saturday, 31st October, 2009 – Friday, 6th November, 2009 (GMT)
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Image consists of about ten layers sitting on top of the B&W background, one layer for each color. The colors are VERY rich but by adjusting the transparency of the layer, the background is visible and the color is significantly muted.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 18th October, 2009 17:48 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 14th January, 2007|
|Focal length:||7.2 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/125 sec|
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