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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    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.

    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?

    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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    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?

    D-Mac, Sep 20, 2007
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    Tony Polson Guest

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