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how does ambience pick its colour? [answered]

asked 2013-12-27 18:08:04 +0300

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When creating an ambience from a picture, sometimes the ambience colour scheme appears to me totally random. How exactly does the ambience pick its colour?

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answered 2013-12-27 20:42:03 +0300

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updated 2013-12-27 20:55:54 +0300

It seems that the Color scheme for the ambience depends on the Color which is dominant in the Picture. if you want to have a particular Color for the scheme you have to make this Color a bit dominant in the Picture with the cannel mixer of photoshop or some similar Software. i tried it with a b/w Picture and wanted the Color scheme to be green. this would look like this (otherwise the ambience Color scheme would be orange in the original b/w Picture because the red tones overweight): https://www.dropbox.com/s/zmp9dt0rgu0l0gu/ambience-nyc5.jpg

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ok i'll fire up gimp and see what happens...

Low ( 2013-12-27 21:41:02 +0300 )edit
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answered 2013-12-27 18:35:15 +0300

Kontio gravatar image

It analyses the picture and based on the used colours and with the help of some 'secret' algorithm (which Jolla fine tunes since a while), it chooses the colours for the main and secondary colour. So it should not 'just' be random.

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I created a ambiance from a mainly black and white picture... editing the image and changing the color of pixel 539,962 actually changes the ambiance color.

Dam ( 2014-02-16 16:04:09 +0300 )edit
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answered 2013-12-30 16:25:07 +0300

Joona Petrell gravatar image

Ambience backend picks the dominant color from the image. The exact algorithm is all the time tuned and balanced for better visual effect and legibility.

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