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RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« on: April 19, 2011, 09:36:07 AM »
Had five mins spare so started messing around with Adobe Photoshop.


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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2011, 11:07:14 AM »
Superb mate - absolutely superb . . . I think maybe a poster of that one would be nice! :) hint hint Dave - Dave are you there?

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2011, 11:38:57 AM »
Nice one Stiggy, what size would you want it outputting at?
If you want a giant one then the original file really needs to be a minimum of A3 (420x297mm) at 300 dpi resolution for it to scale up on the printer and look reasonably ok. (RGB file at A3 should work out at around 50mb uncompressed).
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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2011, 12:02:24 PM »
That's a nice one stiggy! :)

Nice one Stiggy, what size would you want it outputting at?
If you want a giant one then the original file really needs to be a minimum of A3 (420x297mm) at 300 dpi resolution for it to scale up on the printer and look reasonably ok. (RGB file at A3 should work out at around 50mb uncompressed).

Sorry to high-jack the thread a little but I got a Epson A3 printer I don't use stored away for a couple of years that my brother gave to me & don't think he had it that long?, do you want it Andy as a donation?

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2011, 12:48:08 PM »
If there's a few of these available to purchase on the day, could I pre-order one?

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2011, 01:03:47 PM »
I think originally they were meant for hanging in the unit, I was going to sneak them off the printer at work, running out at something like 1000mm wide. I may be able to do the odd smaller one if you want Mike, I just have to be careful I don't take the piss as I'm getting them for free.
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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2011, 03:05:22 PM »
No probs.  A3 or A4 will suffice as it's for hanging on the wall @ home.

A bit like the Cripps and the Bloods .. I'm with RCM and not the Cock Wombles :)

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2011, 03:18:44 PM »
Wow, didn't think i'd get this much interest   :o It's a bit crap really and very low res so i guess all those lovely blown up prints are gonna look crap. If you want me to do a proper high res version for upload somewhere i can do if required....plus, i'll give my speccy a wipe before i photograph it again this time.


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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2011, 03:21:44 PM »
Just noticed, need to include more of the famous speccy 'multicolour band' in shot too.

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2011, 03:22:52 PM »
hehe nice one, let me know when you have some hires stuff and I'll pm you a link to our work FTP site, put em in a zip file and I can grab em straight away  ;D
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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2011, 03:27:56 PM »
Right'o. Got some wedding shots to edit tonight so it'll prob be later this evening.


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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2011, 03:35:46 PM »
LOL! I was thinking it would be in a few weeks, not a few hours!  :o
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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2011, 03:39:42 PM »
I'm so quick, you won't see me coming...you'll just be sore  :D

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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2011, 03:49:06 PM »
Aaah, a two push Charlie  ;)
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Re: RCM ZX Spectrum - Photoshop muck about
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2011, 08:48:17 PM »
Prefer the Speccy shot but hey, I'm a Commodore fan!