Advanced Color Restoration

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  1. Derek

    Derek LPAssociation.com Administrator LPA Administrator

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    Hey guys! Thought I'd share my newest deviation to the world. Here is an advanced color restoration, which is taking a black and white photo and turning it into color by using certain techniques in adobe.

    I strived for as realistic a look as possible so because of that this took me 11 hours to do. Many people tell me they cant even tell the color version is a fake, but judge for yourself.

    Before:
    http://www.deviantart.com/view/16046122/

    After:
    http://www.deviantart.com/view/16046294/

    Enjoy.
     
  2. Tomi

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    Shit, Derek. That's fucking awesome.
     
  3. Neil

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    How the.......


    Simply amazing.


    Are you sure you didn't take the colour one and make it black and white :p
     
  4. Derek

    Derek LPAssociation.com Administrator LPA Administrator

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    Uh....NO. :lol:

    Hardest thing was that damned sky believe it or not. Too much blue makes it look fake, while too little makes it look dull.

    And for the record, that's what danielle thought. "That's an amazing color picture for how old it is."

    I went, "You really think I'd spend 11 hours making something greyscale"? :teehee:
     
  5. htep.fan

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    Holy sht.
    That's amazing.
     
  6. DiSiLLUSiON

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    Not bad, not bad at all! B)
     
  7. Danielle

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    One word- WOW!
     
  8. Messy Marj

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    :mellow: you're awesome. That's really cool.
     
  9. Anthony.

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    You gotta give me a lesson :lol: .
     
  10. Derek

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    Got 5 years? :lol:

    I just ordered 8x10 prints of the black and white color things from Walmart/Sam's Club. I cant wait to see how good they look on photo paper.
     
  11. Andrea

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    Very impressive, Derek. I wouldn't have the patience to do that. :lol:
     
  12. Anthony.

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    Got 5 years? :lol:

    I just ordered 8x10 prints of the black and white color things from Walmart/Sam's Club. I cant wait to see how good they look on photo paper. [/b][/quote]
    Oh yeah sure!

    Actually maybe not :lol: .
     
  13. Leones

    Leones Super Member LPA Super Member

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    That's pretty neat Derek!
     
  14. Ivana

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    I just...love it.
    Nice ;)
     
  15. 越南

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    omg
    DEREK = PSP GOD
     
  16. Derek

    Derek LPAssociation.com Administrator LPA Administrator

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    Photoshop. I dont use Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop is way better. :lol:

    And for the record? The 8x10's got AMAZING. I'm so proud.
     
  17. Matt

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    Damn. That's all I have to say.
     
  18. Hybrid Meteora

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    AWESOME! I've tried in Photoshop to, but i am not very good..
     
  19. [Fool]

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    likein it likein it.....
     
  20. Leslie

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    Wowzers... That took 11 hours? You did an awesome job.
     

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