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gschlact
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Dec 20, 2015 14:14 |  #7756

Bianchi wrote in post #17825814 (external link)
This is pretty much my workflow in LR. We all were trying to help out another member several pages back in this thread, and a bunch of us tried processing his raw file.


Bianchi wrote in post #17825814 (external link)
This is pretty much my workflow in LR. We all were trying to help out another member several pages back in this thread, and a bunch of us tried processing his raw file.

Bianchi,
In terms of the marshland final results that we all liked so much, it took way less processing than I thought it would have taken. Great 'simplicity' in your 'mimd' s-eye' to get there.
Summarizing as I see your edits:
I think the major first step was to Get high contrast edginess and then adjust colors to liking. Out of all the baby steps, I think the magic came from the shadows increase, blacks decrease, heavy sharpening, heavy clarity, and vibrance.




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gschlact
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Dec 20, 2015 14:22 |  #7757

Lester Wareham wrote in post #17825880 (external link)
A few more shots.

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A long way off but I like the light

Lester,
I think your post is a Great example of the variation in pop and micrp-contradt that occurs that is directly related to the quantity of available light (EC value) and not just ISO. Notice the diminished appeal of the first shot vs the rest where the first photo had 5 stops or more less light. Just a fact of life of digital sensors. (less dynamic range and color resolution at lower light levels.)

Over in the focus thread it would probably be a good example to keep in mind when they do analysis.

Guy




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gschlact
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Dec 20, 2015 14:27 |  #7758

Methodical wrote in post #17825972 (external link)
This is some of the best I've been able to muster with fishing Eagles so far. They can be so far out that cropping heavy degrades the images. This one was pretty close, but as usual, bad light. Oh well. I can't seem to get both on the same day. Haha!

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AL,
I like your image but I think you made a decent compromise given the back lighting of the sky as you didn't have too much shadow and keep some of the sky color. Total like (exposure level) didn't seem too bade. Maybe bump exposure a small amount and then lower the whites back down if you think it wasn't bright enough?

Again, I liked it and appreciated the exposure tradeoff.




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Dec 20, 2015 15:02 |  #7759

Christmas Town, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia (actually ISO 16000).

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Dec 20, 2015 15:12 as a reply to post 17825814 |  #7760

thanks very much bianchi - and appreciated
cheer rob


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Dec 20, 2015 16:32 |  #7761

I've recently purchased this camera. Very happy with it so far..
This is ISO 3200 1/1250 f 5.6 at 400mm, heavy crop.

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Dec 20, 2015 17:10 |  #7762

A local farmer sculpted these and he displays them at Christmas time.

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Dec 20, 2015 17:57 |  #7763

Pintails

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Dec 20, 2015 18:14 |  #7764

Wakodahatchee Wetlands fun with 7Dii and either Tamron 150-600 or Canon 400 5.6L, I used both yesterday.

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Bianchi
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Dec 20, 2015 23:46 |  #7765

gschlact wrote in post #17826050 (external link)
Bianchi,
In terms of the marshland final results that we all liked so much, it took way less processing than I thought it would have taken. Great 'simplicity' in your 'mimd' s-eye' to get there.
Summarizing as I see your edits:
I think the major first step was to Get high contrast edginess and then adjust colors to liking. Out of all the baby steps, I think the magic came from the shadows increase, blacks decrease, heavy sharpening, heavy clarity, and vibrance.


Actually that was shot as a jpeg early on when the camera first came out, as Adobe hadn't a profile for the 7DII in LR yet to process raw. I still did my workflow for it as if it was raw in LR. The 7DII does a very good job redering jpegs I keep my picture style set to standard for jpegs

I always open my shadows and turn down the highlights, then I hold the alt key to adjust white (move whites to the right, and the blacks to the left.) However I like to visually watch what the black slider does, so there are times I wont hold the alt key when I set my black point.

Those steps alone will get you in the right direction for better contrast. From there it's tweaking those sliders to get what the image requires.


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Bianchi
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Dec 20, 2015 23:49 |  #7766

Ed, great set, especially like the gator capture..


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Bianchi
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Dec 20, 2015 23:51 |  #7767

Broomer wrote in post #17826206 (external link)
I've recently purchased this camera. Very happy with it so far..
This is ISO 3200 1/1250 f 5.6 at 400mm, heavy crop.
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Congrats Broomer, welcomee to the club..


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Peter2516
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Dec 21, 2015 00:25 |  #7768

Pretty soon I will posting here too. So excited. I just ordered mine yesterday and it is showing shipped already (Literally tomorrow) jumped with B&H deal.


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Dec 21, 2015 01:38 |  #7769

Cooperative ibis

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Dec 21, 2015 01:44 as a reply to Peter2516's post |  #7770

Such a good deal Peter!
First try with mine today with the ibis shots. Looking forward to some eagle shots from you, especially since there are none here in So Cal...


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