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1st select color (yellow) monotone from NEX-5N cropped

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by lapdog99, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. lapdog99

    lapdog99 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 3, 2011
    Colorado
  2. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    There has been a lot of talk regarding the color filters not working properly on the NEX cameras since firmware v.4, I think that effect works really well in this photo though.
     
  3. Alowisney

    Alowisney TalkEmount Regular

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    Sep 1, 2011
    Macon, GA USA
    That's really interesting! I like how that turned out. I never use those filters; maybe I should!
     
  4. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    I took this picture at the memorial 9 / 11 in New York a few weeks ago with the same effect I got a nice photo


     
  5. HappyPuppy

    HappyPuppy TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 9, 2011
    Both pics are excellent examples of the filter. I stayed away from playing with it until it was "fixed". I think I will give it a try
     
  6. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    issues

    I agree, I have tried several times but with very limited success.

    Yours works well.
     
  7. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Cool, adds a nice effect.

     
  8. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    thnks davect01 .....
     
  9. hodad66

    hodad66 Sony Guru

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    Feb 8, 2012
    Indialantic, Fl
    John
    both images use the effect quite well!
     
  10. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    I've not had the chance to try this yet...

    The NEX just blows me away so much it still feels like Christmas, lol.
     
  11. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    The Partial Color Mode "default" on the NEX-5N seems to be set at the middle tint of the isolation colour of choice (yellow selected below).

    yellowmono.

    Because yellow has various tints and shades (from mango to lemon, light and dark), the software can sometimes miss certain yellows that are outside of the default parameter (left pic).

    Click left on the menu wheel to select - Brightness - Colour - Vividness (below the screen, which are all set on Auto default) and customize values to widen the parameter until it encompasses the object's colour entirely before taking the shot (right pic). The controls can also be used to narrow down the parameter further to exclude undesirable yellows if the composition requires it (let's say I just want the top of the pencil sharpener to be yellow).

    Same goes for Blue, Red, and Green.

    Obviously this shooting mode will work best with simple and clearly defined coloured objects... and can't be expected to excel in overly complex coloured environments.
     
  12. hodad66

    hodad66 Sony Guru

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    Feb 8, 2012
    Indialantic, Fl
    John
    thanks for the details.....