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I was looking through my archives for a suitable image for a competition with the theme 'Purple'. I decided to try and replace the colour using CS4 and did a quick check of the techniques section of EPZ and found a suitable method and gave it a go with this image of S_Olivia, the dress and shoes she is wearing are in fact red, and I must admit I am fairly pleased with the result. Digital manipulation is not something that I would normally consider but I must admit that I shall be doing a bit more in future.

I decided not to use this image for the Purple Competition, as I found a more suitable one, but the exercise was worth it.

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Nov 2011 - 2:22 PM
Focal Length:31mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:The Colour Purple
Username:Dave_Collier Dave_Collier
Uploaded:1 Nov 2012 - 8:39 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Dress, Flash / lighting, Modified colour, Portraits / people, Shoes, Studio, S_Olivia
VS Mode Rating 96 (40% won)
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Great work Dave, very nicely manipulated indeed


Done a good job with the colour change Dave, has to be V1 as the dress and shoes stand out well.
Regards Richard

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