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David ­ Arbogast
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Sep 25, 2016 08:48 |  #4936

ken2000ac wrote in post #18139700 (external link)
^^^ Very nice! I've never successfully photographed a scene like yours - will keep trying though!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/LCdP​cN] (external link)Perthshire - The Hermitage (external link) by Kenny McCartney (external link), on Flickr

Gorgeous! I love the whole composition.


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Sep 25, 2016 09:01 |  #4937

ken2000ac wrote in post #18139700 (external link)
^^^ Very nice! I've never successfully photographed a scene like yours - will keep trying though!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/LCdP​cN] (external link)Perthshire - The Hermitage (external link) by Kenny McCartney (external link), on Flickr

Yes, very good, shows movement and patterns formed by the water flow, works for me.




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2slo
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Sep 25, 2016 09:06 |  #4938

No TS used for this, just 24mm prime. I've tried a few 24mm primes (and several zooms which cover 24mm) some come close to the IQ of the 24mm TS-E (thinking Fuji 16mm which is 24mm equiv on ff) but none I've tried so far have surpassed it.

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Sep 25, 2016 15:44 |  #4939

ken2000ac wrote in post #18139700 (external link)
^^^ Very nice! I've never successfully photographed a scene like yours - will keep trying though!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/LCdP​cN] (external link)Perthshire - The Hermitage (external link) by Kenny McCartney (external link), on Flickr

Love this, Kenny. Nice to see you getting out of the city!


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Sep 26, 2016 03:55 |  #4940

Thanks Annie! We do get out reasonably often but when we go together I usually leave the camera - unfortunately the wife hates waiting for me to take photos! :cry:

One quick one of the newly-lit Scott Monument:

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MBuv​6V] (external link)Edinburgh - Princes Street at the Scott Monument II (external link) by Kenny McCartney (external link), on Flickr

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Sep 29, 2016 11:08 |  #4941

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MEzv​zJ] (external link)Storm beach (external link) by Mark Corpe (external link), on Flickr



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Sep 29, 2016 12:16 |  #4942

Wonderful image, Mark.


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Sep 29, 2016 16:53 |  #4943

AnnieMacD wrote in post #18143713 (external link)
Wonderful image, Mark.

Thanks Annie. Right place right time for a change :-)




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Oct 01, 2016 15:55 |  #4944

In the West Bottoms district of Kansas City, Missouri:

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/ME4z​ht] (external link)Ghoulish Transport (external link) by David Arbogast (external link), on Flickr

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Oct 01, 2016 16:18 |  #4945

^^^ it's a lovely photo, but what a strange business!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MHQ4​sL] (external link)Edinburgh - From the Scott Monument (external link) by Kenny McCartney (external link), on Flickr

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Oct 02, 2016 14:44 |  #4946

Going for a 2D illustration sort of look with this one:

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MDjk​w9] (external link)The Chambers of Edgar Allen Poe (external link) by David Arbogast (external link), on Flickr

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Oct 02, 2016 20:12 |  #4947

David Arbogast wrote in post #18146361 (external link)
Going for a 2D illustration sort of look with this one:

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It works. Nice job.




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Oct 02, 2016 21:15 |  #4948

Jeff Hanson wrote in post #18146620 (external link)
It works. Nice job.

Agreed! David, would you mind sharing a few of the key steps to get that look?

The building itself is really spot-on for the style. However, I think if I was playing with it I might have masked out the sky and replaced it with a noisier gradient of the same colors (along these lines (external link))


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Oct 02, 2016 21:39 |  #4949

Jeff Hanson wrote in post #18146620 (external link)
It works. Nice job.

Thanks Jeff. :)

Justinsmnz wrote in post #18146659 (external link)
Agreed! David, would you mind sharing a few of the key steps to get that look?

The building itself is really spot-on for the style. However, I think if I was playing with it I might have masked out the sky and replaced it with a noisier gradient of the same colors (along these lines (external link))

Thanks! Interesting thought about the sky. Definitely could have gone in several directions with it, but I chose to keep it clean/smooth to counter/offset the heavy textures of the building - didn't want texture-overload.

Regarding the workflow, within Photoshop I make a lot of passes with the ACR filter using the radial filter to create pools of light and to bring in clarity with dehaze (I don't use clarity much). Tonal Contrast in Color Efex and High Pass sharpening bring out the texture. Selective Color and HSL adjustment layers to bring out some colors and suppress or shift others. The image was too bright for me - I wanted that dusk/twilight feel, so Topaz Restyle was used to simulate that. Various Dodge and Burn layers. Finally, to get the hand-drawn sketchy look I used the AKVIS "Sketch" plugin.


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Oct 02, 2016 21:44 |  #4950

David Arbogast wrote in post #18146670 (external link)
Regarding the workflow, within Photoshop I make a lot of passes with the ACR filter using the radial filter to create pools of light and to bring in clarity with dehaze (I don't use clarity much). Tonal Contrast in Color Efex and High Pass sharpening bring out the texture. Selective Color and HSL adjustment layers to bring out some colors and suppress or shift others. The image was too bright for me - I wanted that dusk/twilight feel, so Topaz Restyle was used to simulate that. Various Dodge and Burn layers. Finally, to get the hand-drawn sketchy look I used the AKVIS "Sketch" plugin.

Oh wow. Really interesting workflow that I wouldn't have guessed! Thanks for the insight. Not sure if I have anything to give it a try on right now, but I always love knowing the back-end steps that lead to a final product. Thanks! :lol:


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