Sunday, July 20, 2008

Day 203: Before the Rain, During the Rain, After the Rain

This is the Farmer's Market in our town, and where we sold Rhubarb Pies this weekend for a fundraiser.

Unfortunately, we just had a lowly center spot with with no shelter. And the rain came just after we set up. But I did have an umbrella in my car! And I rigged the umbrella up against the easel.

All the pies got put under the tables to protect them, and eventually Doug went home quickly to get large black garbage bags to cover them with for more protection.

This is a shot from under the umbrella. Kind of dreary. . . no one to buy the pies, and see the drops of water coming off the edge of the umbrella?

And back and forth we went, pulling the pies out, putting them back under the table, all morning long!
We sold 37 of the 38 pies! I'm planning on having a piece of pie tonight! With vanilla ice cream, of course.

But I have a question for all of you. . . I started with these photos as RAW photos, and then applied the RGB color profile when I opened them with CS3, I did an initial defog, then a color pop and sharpen. After this and saving them to a jpeg file, I converted the color profile to sRGB, resized and saved for web.

In the past, I haven't been saving to web with the sRGB color mode (profile?) And I hadn't been defogging initially. I find this all rather confusing but am trying to learn. .. . . What processes do all of you follow?

12 comments:

Cari said...

Looks like a fun day and your photos are great! I am not sure about your question...I still get confused with that too!
Cari

pat said...

Angela, so glad all the pies sold (well, except for one.) As for your question, it's all Greek to me...absolutely NO clue whatsoever.

Shanna Jones said...

Congrats on all the sold pies! You deserve a piece yourself. :) I always convert my RAW files to JPEG in LR as sRGB after I've tweaked the exposure/WB. HTH!

Kristen Wagner Penn said...

Congrats on selling the pies! You know you had to have one left for you to eat!! And I have never messed with the colorspace, so I can't help you there.

Mandy said...

WOW! You did a really great job! 37 pies...I bet they were delicious. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

Reds said...

Can't answer your question - but just wanted to say congrats on selling almost all of the pies!! Good thing that there is one left for you to taste!! :)

Debbi said...

What a bummer about the rain. But the pies look so good! I'd have to go look up the answer.

Michelle said...

how awesome that you guys made and sold all those pies! if my dh had been anywhere near he would have bought you out.

Tori said...

congrats on selling the pies! as for the colorspace thing, I've always heard it's best to post to the web in sRGB, so that's what i've always done. Dunno if that's the right thing or not, though!

Amy said...

Fun shots, looks like a productive day!

Bobbi said...

Yay for selling most of the pies. I shoot in srgb and just leave it as it is, works for me :)

Bobbi said...

Yay for selling most of the pies. I shoot in srgb and just leave it as it is, works for me :)