Violet

By SlowSong
Well this was the most tricky for me as I couldn't find a definitive Violet. I consulted some peeps on the forum and it seems that violet can be anything from deep purple to pale lavender. Anyway, in the end, thanks to Messrs Lee and Rosco I photographed some gels, put in the colour coordinates as indicated in PS and came up with this. It certainly kept me occupied for a couple of hours yesterday.

If I'd known violet was going to be so tricky I'd have changed the hue of my Blue image as it's very similar. The colours at this end of the spectrum do not seem to be as well defined as the others. Never mind.

Thank you for looking. This concludes my Spectrum series.

Chris Smile

Tags: Colour General Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Spectrum Violet Flash and lighting

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helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2011 8:05AM
Yes, the hardest to do, but well done with this and the rest of the series Chris Smile
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19 Jul 2011 8:08AM
excellent work, again

wondering if our sensors are sensitive to violet, or if they "guess" it?
think I read something about this before...
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
19 Jul 2011 8:13AM
Having trouble with Violet myself Chris, colourful seriesWink Ron.
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
19 Jul 2011 8:17AM
One track minds Ron. Men! Wink
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
19 Jul 2011 8:41AM
Like the shapes and colours you have created.
Regards Richard
AshTree Plus
6 1.7k 6 England
19 Jul 2011 11:30AM
This is something a bit different, which has worked very well - I love the arrangement of the overlapping rectangles - all those resultant shapes and shades.
Theresa
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
19 Jul 2011 12:06PM
Those concentric lines fascinate me, they work so well in the bg-- excellent graphics in this image!
davewaine Plus
8 133 3 England
19 Jul 2011 12:52PM
Well, that's the whole spectrum, Chris. How about the complimentaries? There are still magenta and cyan.

Dave
BarryC123 Plus
7 43 25 Ireland
19 Jul 2011 1:07PM
Nicely done, and it's a really great abstract - although to be perfectly honest it looks blue to me !
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
19 Jul 2011 1:24PM
What a super series Chris and i'm pleased it's got the grey matter going for you.
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2011 2:00PM
Congratulations on all that hard work - it has paid off!
Ann
DOGSBODY Plus
7 1.4k 30 England
19 Jul 2011 2:32PM
This was an interesting challenge to set yourself and one that was well worth doing.
I have been considering starting a Colour of the Week challenge in the Forums - much like the Alphabet in Black and White one which is currently running but I just do not have the time to do it at present - perhaps someone else will give it a go, it could be interesting to see what interpretation people give to a set colour each week.
19 Jul 2011 2:33PM
A great series Chris. Super study.............Sandy
19 Jul 2011 4:38PM
A good pattern piccie, Chris Wink It looks more like blue to my eyes! Wink
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
19 Jul 2011 5:04PM
That's marvellously put together, Chris. The lines and shapes and levels are captivating...a good 'un.

Malc
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
19 Jul 2011 5:38PM

Quote:A good pattern piccie, Chris Wink It looks more like blue to my eyes! Wink
Trev Smile

Yes, it's a moot point. I went on figures gleaned from a colour standard in the end but it may look different on different screens. Or it might just be plain wrong. As I found out, there's no specific Violet. I should have just photographed a flower. Smile


Quote:Well, that's the whole spectrum, Chris. How about the complimentaries? There are still magenta and cyan.
Dave

I can do colour casts really easily. Grin
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
19 Jul 2011 8:40PM
I think it falls within the wide rage of violet colours - eye catching piece.
Brian.
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
19 Jul 2011 8:44PM

Quote:I think it falls within the wide rage of violet colours - eye catching piece.
Brian.

Well thank you. I tried. Smile
20 Jul 2011 3:56PM
Only too happy to take this to 30
Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2011 9:08PM
this has been a great little series and a challenge

Linda
iancrowson Plus
5 211 142 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 10:47AM
Interesting, your portfolio is eye catching and different, Ian
BarbaraR Plus
9 16 1 England
26 Jul 2011 9:25AM
The above two comments say it all for me.
Very well done.

B.

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