Adjusting Dark and White pixels values

asked 2014-04-23 04:28:28 -0500

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updated 2014-04-30 03:15:06 -0500

Here is the definition which i read from the net source

1st is

Midtone: Situated between the darkest tone (Black), and the brightest tone (White). For a 24 bit colour image, this occurs when Red = Green = Blue = 128.

and the other is

Tones created by dots between 30% and 70% of coverage

and

Midtone also refers to the range of colors that aren't mixed with black (the shadows) or white (the highlights).

What i got from these definition is that the pixels whose values are 0 or 255 we should adjust them to 128 . Am i taking the definition right ? I don't want to use the way of Histogram Equalization as according to my knowledge its also use for brightness of image

I want to perform the function like below , like i want to perform this function in OpenCV C++ but i don't know the idea of how to deal with Midtones and CYMK values as it has both RGB and CMYK at the same time

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For example Sample image

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After applying the above values

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I want to do the same in OpenCV

My concern is only with the result if we can perform this with only RGB

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