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This workshop is part of the Graphics Lab, a project aimed at picture retouching to improve the graphical content of the Wikimedia projects. More information about the lab can be found on its main page and requests pages (Illustrations ; Photographs ; Maps ; Video and Sound). To ask questions or make a suggestions, see the talk page of the graphic lab page.

This specific page is the requests page for the Photography Workshop. Anyone can make a request for a photograph to be improved. The standard format for making a request is shown below, along with general advice, and should be followed.

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La Reine de Tahiti. Dessin de Henri Meyer, 1884[edit]

Article(s): w:Johanna Marau Ta‘aroa

Request:

Could someone please clean and restore File:La Reine de Tahiti. Dessin de Henri Meyer, 1884.jpg better than this attempt. Try starting over from this version if it helps. --KAVEBEAR (talk) 03:23, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Graphist opinion(s):

✓ Done. Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 06:12, 20 May 2014 (UTC)
Sorry but no offense and thanks for the effort. Trying to be as polite as possible here...Can anybody else do a better job without the great contrast change and brightening? Thanks.--KAVEBEAR (talk) 07:54, 25 June 2014 (UTC)
@KAVEBEAR: I´m sorry too, but I think it's neither purposeful nor particularly polite when you are not trying to debate on the result with the last editor, but immediately after the edit is done, calling for another, who should do a better job.
One can talk about everything. For example, about the areas in which very concretely the image is too bright. I can agree with darken the facial area and have changed that in the meantime. On the other hand, it is normal if the image becomes brighter when a "Clean up" is required. I would appreciate it if you could be more precise in both the request and the subsequent criticism (with you hardly avoidable). Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 08:51, 3 August 2014 (UTC)
I have replaced it with a copy of MagentaGreens "BW restored" version with some softening of the facial area. I believe it looks much clearer. ~ R.T.G 19:03, 9 September 2014 (UTC)
@RTG:Sorry, but your editing looks like a fake and the softening rather like dirt. The fine strokes results from the technology used by the illustrator and therefore need not be blurred. On the contrary, they should be preserved, because it's not a photograph.
Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 09:40, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

New photo montages of Seoul needed[edit]

Article(s): Between them these two are used in about 35 different language versions of the Wikipedias for their respective articles on Seoul

Request: Hi all, we need new photo-montages of Seoul suitable for use in infoboxes, the two widely used one in the wikipedias both contain non free content, File:Seoul landmark picture 2.jpg contains three images that have been deleted, and File:Seoul montage 2013.jpg is unfree as there is no FoP in South Korea and the N Seoul Tower is included in the montage. We need either to create a new photo montage from scratch that is clean FoP wise, or remove from the two we have those elements which are not free. My preference would be to rework File:Seoul landmark picture 2.jpg or to create a new work, as the copyright of individual elements in File:Seoul montage 2013.jpg is unclear. Any takers? Thanks in advance.--KTo288 (talk) 20:26, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

These need help too.--KTo288 (talk) 10:28, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

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Enhance the background[edit]

Article(s): سنجاب

Request:

Can you please enhance the back ground and make it clearer?--باسم (talk) 20:31, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

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Stock-brush-red.svg Request taken by MagentaGreen (talk) 11:32, 29 August 2014 (UTC)
✓ Done. MagentaGreen (talk) 13:55, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Gran Vía, Madrid[edit]

Article(s): Gran Vía (Madrid)

Request:

There was a reflection of some lights (neon letters) in the sky (it was shot indoors), I tried to remove them but now the sky has different shades of blue, could you please make it uniform? Thank you very much! I add a note on the affected sky zone. --Kadellar (talk) 16:59, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

Graphist opinion(s):

I think I fixed it? Somewhat difficult to see, however inverting colours made it somewhat better. --///EuroCarGT 04:36, 6 September 2014 (UTC)
Thank you very much! It looks better now. However, I think there's still some parts to improve. Can someone have a look on the newer version? I added another note. --Kadellar (talk) 15:57, 6 September 2014 (UTC)
✓ Done? --///EuroCarGT 01:59, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

How can I improve that?[edit]

Citrus x limonia in a black background

Request:

I just want a help to improve the quality, how can I improve this image? (white background is not a option) --Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (talk) 12:58, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

Graphist opinion(s):

This could be an option. Please revert if not satisfied. Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 14:29, 7 September 2014 (UTC)
MagentaGreen, thanks for your attention, but this became totally artificial, and created some chromatic aberrations. Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (talk) 16:38, 7 September 2014 (UTC)
Well, then I do not know what you are expecting. Could you please be a bit more precise? In addition, chromatic aberration results from a distortion due to an inaccuracy of the lens and not of the software. Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 19:45, 7 September 2014 (UTC)
The question is very simple, there is a way to improve that photo?
Shoot it in a different angle, increase light, decrease light, change exposition, change aperture...
Balance in more warm/cold colour, put more vibrancy...
Ore it's ok, it's a good quality image? Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton (talk) 23:52, 7 September 2014 (UTC)
Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment I noticed it has black "things" in the reflection. It is distracting. -- Deadstar (msg) 12:37, 10 September 2014 (UTC)


Remove digital watermarking (images)[edit]

Hi, i removed the gallery because images are actually treated in Franch Wikipedia Graphic Lab. Cordially, Passionné d'architecture (talk), 10:53, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Please enhance this pic (if possible)[edit]

Article(s): میرزا_علی_قائم‌مقام

Request:

A new scan/photo would be the best option. But since I don't know where to find this image, is it possible to enhance it in some way? Thanks in advance--Carnby (talk) 20:07, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Graphist opinion(s):

✓ Done – I hope my attempt will satisfy you, otherwise feel free to revert to previous version. Regards, MagentaGreen (talk) 13:22, 14 September 2014 (UTC)


Add heading for request here![edit]

Article(s): [[]]

Request:

Details of your request go here... --Chief RedEarth 04:37, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

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Add heading for request here![edit]

Article(s): [[]]

Request:

Details of your request go here... --Bikashbhagat (talk) 05:38, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

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Add heading for request here! Montage needed for article Fountain[edit]

Article(s): Fountain Request:

Details of your request go here... Could the wizards of the Graphics lab please create a single montage of the above images of fountains? The first image in the list, the Jet d'eau in Geneva, should probably be in the center, but I leave the arrangements to the more creative minds of the Lab. Many thanks for what you do!--SiefkinDR (talk) 08:14, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

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