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Find a penny, pick it up

By col.campbell
.. and use your extension tubes to take photos of it!

Found this in the house. Neither my wife nor I have a clue as to where it came from. So I did the sensible thing, photographed it on the decking out the back door on a nice sunny evening.

Think I'm having some minor problems with colour, if anyone can help.. I had some lovely bronzey coppery colour in these shots but when I close photoshop and view them in Windows, on the same screen, they look a rather flat and dull brown. Any ideas, folks? Much appreciated.

Tags: Close-up and macro Coin Penny Currency pre-decimal old money

Voters: Zydeco_Joe, lude69dotcom, GeorgeP and 8 more

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Zydeco_Joe 14 84 1 England
18 May 2017 11:32PM
This takes me back a few years in fact too many years. Sorry cannot help with the colours apart from try the levels by giving it a boost in contrast.
GeorgeP 14 62 26 United States
19 May 2017 3:10AM
This one looks in pretty good condition. The colors are a bit red from my recollection.
19 May 2017 3:31AM
Actually, copper takes that color rather readily.

bluesandtwos 11 520 1 England
19 May 2017 7:41AM
Ah, proper money! Smile If you had a bobs worth of those in your pocket the only thing you couldn't afford was to fall in the canal!!!Grin

cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
19 May 2017 7:48AM
When money was real SmileSmileSmile

if you were to allow mods we could have a play with it..or alternatively upload it to the `critique' gallery? Smile
col.campbell 17 1.4k 4 United Kingdom
19 May 2017 10:20AM
I've no objection to allowing mods, if anyone can let me know how. It's not a Plus members only feature, is it?

My point wasn't that I couldn't get the colour right; I was happy with it in photoshop but the minute I saved it and opened it in Windows it looked flat and dull so there's probably a photoshop setting amiss somewhere. All suggestions gratefully received!

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