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Old 08-26-2005, 06:12 PM   #1
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Default ColorWasher for Mac released

ColorWasher is a plugin for correction of color casts, contrast, exposure, saturation, etc. I have the Windows version, and I've used to solve some situations that were very problematic for Photoshop tools. I have not tried the Mac version, though.

http://www.thepluginsite.com/product...sher/index.htm
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Well, I must say I am impressed, looking through the sample images. Don't be surprised if I get that one very soon. I'm about to embark on a huge project of family archiving and there are a lot of old, color-shifted pics from the 1960s and 70s that'll need major color correcting. Wow.

I do wish the examples also listed how long each one took to correct. Granted, ColorWasher was in the hands of an experienced user, but it would be a good selling point for the product to prove that it saves time as well as images.

   
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Old 08-28-2005, 08:56 AM   #3
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Strange as it might seem, I was actually faster with ColorWasher the first few weeks I used it. Maybe a few seconds for each photo. Then I started looking more into the advanced settings, and now I just can't leave well enough alone. And, a lot depends on the picture.

But considering your upcoming project, you probably have a lot of photos with similar problems. Maybe pick some representative ones to test the ColorWasher demo. See if ColorWasher is suitable.
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But considering your upcoming project, you probably have a lot of photos with similar problems. Maybe pick some representative ones to test the ColorWasher demo. See if ColorWasher is suitable.
Excellent advice.

Now I must admit to having a brain burp, but I cannot remember what Photoshop CS's (not CS2) version number is. ColorWasher is supposed to require v7 and up, so I should be fine with my CS version, right?

   
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Excellent advice.

Now I must admit to having a brain burp, but I cannot remember what Photoshop CS's (not CS2) version number is. ColorWasher is supposed to require v7 and up, so I should be fine with my CS version, right?
Photoshop CS is equivalent to version 8 of Photoshop.

   
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Photoshop CS is equivalent to version 8 of Photoshop.
Ah, thanks. I'll be fine it seems.

   
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i've been using icorrect editlab and loving it
http://versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13672

but i've also heard good things about 20/20
http://www.phototune.com/index.html

let's figure out which of these three is best...
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let's figure out which of these three is best...
I would place ColorWasher first, EditLab in second place by a nose, and 20/20 far behind.
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ok ok!
i'm downloading
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:24 AM   #10
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Here are Mac screenshots and samples from each of these color correction products:

http://www.plugsnpixels.com/colorwasher.html

http://www.plugsnpixels.com/icorrecteditlabpro.html (version 5 is just out this week)

http://www.plugsnpixels.com/2020colormd.html
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