Olympus magenta cast HORROR continues....

Discussion in 'Olympus' started by RichA, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. RichA

    RichA Guest

    RichA, Sep 14, 2007
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  2. RichA

    D_Mac Guest

    I doubt that's a camera fault. It looks to me more like a white
    balance issue. The "Magenta" cast is actually made up of red and
    magenta. It is highly unlikely that a camera would produce this dual
    color error any other way than through a faulty white balance.

    There are a plethora of white-bal filters around for less than a six
    pack of coke. All Digital cameras both video and still exhibit white
    balance errors when left to "auto" white balance. Overcast days
    without a UV filter can do this to my Canon 20D and my Panasonic FZ50
    which has an almost identical sensor to the Olympus. Why are you
    making such a big deal out of a minor thing like this, Rich?

    1. Copy image
    2. Open Photoshop
    3. new from clipboard and paste image.
    4. Auto color
    5. Reduce magenta -34
    6. Reduce red -20
    Total time = 1.42 minutes including opening Photoshop.

    Alternative:
    1. Copy image
    2. paste into new from clipboard
    3. Auto Levels
    Result? Identical to top image.
    Total time = 46 seconds, Photoshop already open.

    Both methods took way less time than a HDR merge. Exactly what is the
    issue here? Is someone feeding you raw prawns Rich?

    Doug
     
    D_Mac, Sep 15, 2007
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  3. RichA

    RichA Guest

    Then pray it doesn't effect any of the other shades in the image.
    The issue is a problem, that didn't plague earlier Olympus cameras
    that now infects both new ones. I seriously doubt you'll need to
    implement annoying PS fixes with the new pro camera.
     
    RichA, Sep 16, 2007
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  4. RichA

    D-Mac Guest

    Well here's the news flash Rich...
    It's a Panasonic "venus" issue which could be fixed with a firmware update.
    The sad part is these cameras are made by Panasonic and Olympus are the ones
    who have to put out the fix. A dirty mess.

    The new Pro camera? Yeah... Like when?

    Doug
     
    D-Mac, Sep 20, 2007
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    Tony Polson Guest


    October 17, 2007
     
    Tony Polson, Sep 20, 2007
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  6. RichA

    RichA Guest

    Maybe Olympus should just get out of the business, if none of their
    cameras are actually theirs? Stick to making microscopes and
    proctoscopes.
     
    RichA, Sep 20, 2007
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