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    Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    I would love any suggestions on how to get this chalk to pop in this photo to make it easier to read. Thoughts, suggestions and/or ideas?

    It's not blurry. It's bokeh.

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    Re: Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    In LightRoom

    reduce the luminance of orange
    increase the luminance of aqua

    add contrast and clarity to your liking

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    Re: Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    Thank you! I never use lightroom, so that was interesting. lol
    It's not blurry. It's bokeh.

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    Canon 17-40mm EF f/4L
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    Re: Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    Quote Originally Posted by armando_m View Post
    In LightRoom

    reduce the luminance of orange
    increase the luminance of aqua

    add contrast and clarity to your liking
    With your adjustments and then I ran a couple of actions. Thanks again for your help.
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    It's not blurry. It's bokeh.

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    Canon 24-70mm EF f/2.8L
    Canon 24-105mm EF f/4L IS
    Canon Zoom Telephoto EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS
    Canon 17-40mm EF f/4L
    Canon 15mm F/2.8 EF Fisheye Lens
    Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro
    Canon 50mm f/1.8
    Canon 600EX-RT Speedlite
    Canon 580EX Speedlite
    Canon EOS Rebel 300D

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    Re: Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    I'm glad if helped you

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    Re: Editing question~How to make chalk pop on brick?

    Nice tip, Armando! And a great final image to show how well it works

    Hope you guys don't mind but I moved this thread to our post-processing and software forum. It's a better fit here - especially for people coming to the site via Google or other search.
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