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hillmanimp

Colour cast correction

There were 5 slides.  3 of them have turned this sort of shade of pink.  This is the worst one.






It doesn't matter if they don't turn out to well, But!   Enjoy yourselves  

Imp

ps a couple more follow
hillmanimp

2nd one




Imp
hillmanimp

3rd one.   The other 2 slides are more like this colour.

From the shadows I suspect that this one was taken shortly before sundown.




Imp
Doog Doog

Imp,were they processed by yourself?

I tried my hand at processing transparencies years ago,the result of which I got uneven developing.
hillmanimp

By way of comparison and to give an idea of the colours, here is a scan of a print of a photo I took when I was there.

It was an overcast day, which was the reason I bought the slides.  The slides had been taken in reasonably sunny weather and looked much better that I thought I would be able to take.






Many thanks to anyone who wants to have a bash at these and can give me some tips.            But please don't tear your hair out if it doesn't work out.  I know they are in bad shape.

Some dates.  I was at the Grand canyon in summer 1976.  So the print is from then.  I don't know when the slides were taken.

Imp


ps   The Grand Canyon is stunning!  Go if you ever get the chance.
hillmanimp

Doog Doog wrote:
Imp,were they processed by yourself?

I tried my hand at processing transparencies years ago,the result of which I got uneven developing.


Doog

No!  They were bought.

I hand processed Ektachrome films myself in the 80s and they came out fab.   Admittedly I was a chemist and in addition had worked in the darkroom of a laboratory for 3 months, so I was accustomed to handling chemicals and keeping water bath temperatures constant.


The Kodachrome slides I took in the 70s still have very sharp colours.  Kodachrome I had to send to the lab, the process is too complex.

Over the years having seen these ones of the GC deteriorate, I think the slides one buys at tourist sites haven't had quality processing, and are probably on lower quality transparencies.


Imp
Fjord

There's a lot of work required to get a decent result from those pics. Here's what 5 minutes in Photoshop can do... It's not a lot but you get the picture so to speak.






 

hillmanimp

Fjord

What a stunning difference! Many thanks.

I bow to your expert_tease    

When you have a moment, can you give us some tips on how you did them please?    

I personally have Photoshop Elements but haven't gotten around to learning it yet.   I forgot to check which version I have.

Imp
Fjord

No probs  

I used CS2 and tweaked all the colours using the selective colours  option from the pull down menu.

Image> Adjustments> Selective Colour

Then tweak away until you get the desired result. Not sure if Elements has the selective Colour option you'll need to check. I also used the Healing Tool to tidy up some of the dust and scratch marks.
hillmanimp

Fjord wrote:
No probs  

I used CS2 and tweaked all the colours using the selective colours  option from the pull down menu.

Image> Adjustments> Selective Colour

Then tweak away until you get the desired result. Not sure if Elements has the selective Colour option you'll need to check. I also used the Healing Tool to tidy up some of the dust and scratch marks.

Fjord

Many thanks, I'll check it out!

Imp
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