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Posted By: ecwoj, 04-12-2010, 06:03 PM

Hello

This is one of my first cross process attempts. I'm trying to find a good decription of what cross process is supposed to emulate. I thought it was film, but I gave it a shot anyway.

Thanks for looking


and for those of you who gave me some feedback on my last shots with the flowers..thanks

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04-12-2010, 06:34 PM   #2
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It looks like the cross processing has bumped up the saturation and contrast quite a bit. From what I understand, cross processing gives unnatural colors and a "pastel" kind of look.

I like it in this case, it goes well with feelings of "childhood."
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Thanks. The original was definately flatter...It was a fun day!
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I agreed with wshi on the "over cross processing" part.
The saturation and contrast was adjusted quite a bit till it gives unnatural colors and a "pastel" kind of look.

But over-all, I like the picture as it reminds me of a child having fun playing ball.

Thanks for sharing and have a nice day.

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Very nice shot, but I agree that it looks over-processed. If you tone down the colors a little bit I think the photo will look much better.
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Thanks for the comment. I usually try to stay as natural as possible with my colors (That is one major reason I got a Pentax), I just experiment every once in a while to see what it effect it has on people's perceptions. I'll give your suggestion a try in Aperture and see where it goes from there!
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Interesting results. colors are oversaturated, but shot works. A great time in a ball players career, when the glove is just about as big as the player
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he's a cutie!!

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