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Old 03-05-2003, 20:56   #1 (permalink)
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Lowndes Edition Blood Orange XR8 (Photos!!)

Over in New Zealand there is a Ford promotion on at the moment for BA buyers and a photo of the new BA XR8.
Heres the article and a photo!: http://pub77.ezboard.com/ffordnzforu...picID=46.topic

It looks nice!
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Old 03-05-2003, 21:47   #2 (permalink)
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That's not blood orange. It's a photo touch up.
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No, its an official Ford photo.

I can get you the email of the source at Ford if you want AP?
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Well im sorry but thats not blood orange, its too matalic for blood orange, and ive seen one in the flesh so yeah.

Thats more like Holdens Tiger colour.
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To be honest, I was surprised too because it did look to metalic since I've seen the Blood Orange in real life too, but this is the Lowndes Edition XR8 so it may be slightly different?

Can anyone from Ford clear this up?
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Ain't Blood Orange, no way, no sir.
Just a photoshop.
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Old 03-05-2003, 23:26   #7 (permalink)
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The photo is too clean to be a touch up. and is NOT blood orange.


More than likely its a prototype color. that ford used. lol
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My company retouches images for clients every day. If they don't look real, the clients don't pay. The picture maybe originally blood orange, however it's been professionally retouched to make the colour appear more dramatic and to present the car with a nice white background.

The image has also been optimised for clean low-resolution reproduction. This tends to give a crisp, however grainy look to the image. Itís the graininess and contrast that makes the colour appear metallic-like.

Well..Ö.you asked :)
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I've seen more realistic looking 3D renders......
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Just a photoshop exercise...
This is the original
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