Steam effects

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Gavin Miller, Aug 29, 2002.

  1. Gavin Miller

    Gavin Miller Member

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    Here is a shot of a friend's Kato Mikado (with Pennsy body from GHQ) I photographed on our local NTRAK club layout.

    I added the smoke/steam effects in PhotoShop.

    Gavin

    (I had to reduce the quality of the jpg to reduce the file size for acceptablity on The Gauge)

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  2. NICK C

    NICK C New Member

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    WOW

    hi Gavin,
    Thats an impressive looking photo!!!!!!!! ;)
    I'm getting the photo suite package with my new computer so i hope i can produce some photos like that !!!!!!!:)
    I'd love to see some more photo's that have the steam effect, it really brings the photo alive!!!!!
    :) :) :)

    NICK C
    ps. signals nearly ready to go on my layout, should have photo's in a few weeks! :D :D :D
  3. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Gavin,
    That's the effect! Looks good!
    Pete
  4. kettlestack

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    Gavin,
    That's the finest example of computer inserted steam/smoke effects I've ever seen! Absolutely top notch Sir.

    Errol
  5. Gavin Miller

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    Here's another interesting effect you can achieve in PhotoShop.

    Desaturate the image (remove colour).

    Then play around with the "Colour Balance" selections to achieve a "sepia" tone and make it look like a really old photograph!

    Gavin

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