A&P I can't get purple to show up purple

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  1. AmosBanks

    AmosBanks New Member

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    I sell stuff on eBay and I have trouble with purple items showing up blue. I thought my troubles would end with my switch from a C4000 to a DSLR, but NO:

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    The suede part shows blue, but it is actually a grape purple. I tried using the filter effects on my camera (D80), but the amount of correction needed is off the chart. I learned with the C4000 to use PS and change the hue +29 to get purple. The above corrections do not work when there are multiple shades because the +29 messes up the other shades.

    Is there something else I can do, either to the camera or in PS to get purple? I have six pair of these purple boots in various sizes so there are a dozen or so photos that I need to edit. I am pretty close to just saying, "Hey, trust me, they are purple" in my listings because tomorrow is Cyber Monday and I need to get these listed. Thanks for your help!
     
  2. Bloke

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    have you tried setting white balance manualy first
     
  3. 3x

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    shoot in raw and then adjust color shade/saturation from photoshop
     
  4. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    what light source are you shooting these under?

    How are you setting the white balance?

    I assume you are shooting jpg?

    shooting raw and adjusting in ACR and setting the white balance for your lighting are the first two places to start.
     
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    That looks pretty grape purple to me. :dunno:
     
  6. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    what acab said. :dunno:
     
  7. Mutombo

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    Looks purple to me too
     
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    looks purp over here bro
     
  9. Heinzanova

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    maybe you should set your video card and display colors to the correct temp/tone levels?
     
  10. SkyAce2004

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    looks fine to me to.
     
  11. asdfbunk

    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    You...bought a DSLR to sell boots?
     
  12. wizeguy4

    wizeguy4 New Member

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    purple here also on my company's shitty monitors
     
  13. xenon supra

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    its probably your shitty monitor.
     
  14. Smeghead

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    I never wanted to be your weekend lover
    I only wanted to be some kind of friend
    Baby I could never steal u from another
    Its such a shame our friendship had to end

    Purple boots purple boots
     
  15. Essence

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    maybe you're color blind?
     

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