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by den
September 17th, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Minimize an 'open' Finalized Mask Dialog Box and an 'active' transformation
Replies: 6
Views: 899

Minimize an 'open' Finalized Mask Dialog Box and an 'active' transformation

. Ref: v8.0.149 1) Open a 48-bit color image in the Browser 2) Open any transformation and select a New mask 3) Make Mask settings and Finalize; and transform settings leaving both Open [No OK] 4) Minimize the Mask Dialog Box - disappears from the Desktop 5) Minimize the transformation - disappears ...
by den
September 13th, 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: New colour scheme and menu bar
Replies: 16
Views: 1529

Re: New colour scheme and menu bar

I tend to agree with Maciej... ..I like the changes that have been made. The Windows 10 colors selection will also determine what you see displayed.

My Windows10 Color settings:
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My PWP8 program display:
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by den
September 1st, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Hue and Saturation Mask - Weight and Brightness sliders
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: Hue and Saturation Mask - Weight and Brightness sliders

I noticed this too... ...I will usually follow the Finalized HS selections with a Mask-Brightness Curve to increase contrast to better separate the selected control point regions from the remaining HS's.

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by den
September 1st, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Mask - Hue & Saturation Dialog -- v8.0.139
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Mask - Hue & Saturation Dialog -- v8.0.139

If you move the dialog to a new location from its original position, you loose the ability to select control points. Closing the Mask Tool and re-opening it, then open the Hue & Saturation dialog without relocating will restore control point select-ability.

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by den
August 31st, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

Re: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later

Maciej... Your suggestion forms the basis for Mask1. Using 1 sample point will make the mask image specific. Mask1 has 11 sampling points and hopefully more generic so that by saving the resulting <*.mask> file to the Mask PWP8 settings folder, it is easily loaded as a mask for whatever transform or...
by den
August 31st, 2020, 3:13 am
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

Re: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later

. The ColorWheel with Mask3 HSV-HS regions shown in Black: Color Wheel showing Mask3 HSV-HS image areas in black 400px v1.jpg . Granted the Saturation transform with Preserve Low and High Saturation's protects those regions of the ColorWheel but what prevents the Low-Mid Saturation's/Red-Orange Hue'...
by den
August 30th, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

Re: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later

Post 2 of 2 continued... Illustration: Mask4 and a landscape [not just for portraits] Mask4 Landscape -- ByrceCanyon Hoodoos.jpg . Notice the high degree of tones (detail) in the masks. This tonality can provide nuance HSV-HS changes so image areas acquire more detail by increasing and/or softening ...
by den
August 30th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Picture Window Tips
Topic: Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

Vibrance Adjustment HSV-HS Masks... ... PWP 8.0 v8.0.136 & later

. Definitions: A Post by Elizabeth Halford [ https://digital-photography-school.com/vibrance-vs-saturation-in-plain-English/ ] Saturation is a uniform bumping up the intensity of all colors in your shot, regardless of the starting point of the colors. This can result in clipping (over saturation of ...
by den
August 19th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: v8-0-135 Mask Feather Tool
Replies: 1
Views: 412

v8-0-135 Mask Feather Tool

ref:v8-0-135 Mask Tool Feather 1) Finalize a Feather setting 2) click on Feather for a 2nd feather application 3) tool re-opens with the previous setting set to a linear scale rather than a center scale Corrects when capturing the slider with a leftclick-hold-drag-release for the 2nd feather applica...
by den
August 11th, 2020, 1:38 am
Forum: Picture Window Support
Topic: Selective Color
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: Selective Color

Starting with the original image version... basically did as JS suggests to make the background more uniform, then: 1) used the Filter transform to basically vignette the background and add color/contrast to the butterfly/flower 2) created an Orton version of the resulting 1) image version with a pr...