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By worldseyeview
A beautiful caterpillar snapped at my local nature reserve.....hope you like him

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Digital art Wildlife and nature

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banehawi Plus
13 1.6k 3722 Canada
10 Jul 2012 10:48PM
Its a beautifully detailed and sharp shot.

It is however very much oversaturated, which causes loss of detail at the pixel level as similarly coloured pixels "bleed" across their boundaries. The mod I have load has saturation reduced by -30 in Photoshop, and still look vibrant.

The colour profile the image is tagged with is Adobe RGB, and you need to change this to sRGB for the web.

There is a blurred area on the left that can be safely cropped out to give you a nice 10 X 8 aspect ratio print.

lets know you level of proficiency with Photoshop, and the Curves adjustment and I can show you how to identify oversaturation my measurement, rather than by viewing so monitor variations can be ruled out.



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HectorRivera 10 17 1 United States
11 Jul 2012 12:01AM
Great macro, excellent detail
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
11 Jul 2012 3:08AM
The details you've captured in this caterpillar are wonderful, it's a moth called The Drinker.

I've taken it into Photoshop Elements 9 and tweaked it in 'Lighting/contrast'. I also removed the colour cast, gave it a little crop and sharpened it. All minor adjustments, but I feel the colours are a little more natural now! Smile
perkyjude 6 46 11 England
16 Jul 2012 7:57AM
Fabulous shot.. but Willie is right, and it is over saturated, however the mod is perfect (well done Karen) but well done to you, as it is your incredible shot and you can tweak the image now, remove the saturation and your image will be even better. Jude

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