[photodesk] Re: printing photo on coloured paper

  • From: Michael Talibard <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: photodesk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:36:10 +0100

Try this.
Michael Talibard


On 24 Jun 2011, at 13:33, Jim Nagel (lists) wrote:

> curious little problem here.  i wonder if somebody more adept with 
> Photodesk than i would be willing to write a how-to articlette for 
> Archive magazine.
> i recently designed a brochure for the music&flower festival at the 
> Glastonbury church.  the cover photo shows a sea of daffodils in the 
> churchyard and the church behind.  the original photo is in colour but 
> i printed in mono.  i left it to the printer to choose the paper 
> colour.  rather appropriately, he did it on bright yellow.
> the finished result makes me think i could have produced a fine effect 
> by making the daffodils WHITE in the original photo, so that in the 
> mono print the bright yellow of the paper would come through.
> is there a flaw in my thinking?  if not, what's the technique in 
> Photodesk to do the colour tweak?
> photo is here: www.abbeypress.net/stjohns/mathias0947.jpg (123K)
> as i say, it would make a good article for the magazine if anybody 
> wants to volunteer.  Archive could do with more tips on Photodesk.
> -- 
> Jim Nagel                        www.archivemag.co.uk

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