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sceee1991
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Sep 27, 2007 22:12 as a reply to post 3971602 |  #61

FelixP, all three of your pictures are fantastic!


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Sep 28, 2007 18:21 |  #62

Tareq...what lens are you using?

Tareq wrote in post #4018781 (external link)
Posted them on my other thread of landscape, but now i did HDR to 2 of the shots

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Sep 28, 2007 18:30 |  #63

juejaimon wrote in post #4027955external link
Tareq...what lens are you using?

Canon EF 16-35 f2.8L


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Sep 29, 2007 15:22 as a reply to Tareq's post |  #64

This is my first attempt at HDR...so I guess it's my best :)


IMAGE: http://orisky.smugmug.com/photos/201659412-L.jpg

IMAGE: http://orisky.smugmug.com/photos/201659381-L.jpg

IMAGE: http://orisky.smugmug.com/photos/202585225-L.jpg

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Sep 30, 2007 14:48 as a reply to orisky's post |  #65

WOW !!! These pic's are just awsome.




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Gideon ­ Jordaan
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Sep 30, 2007 19:06 as a reply to Macca56's post |  #66

The first 1 is a true HDR (3 exposures) and the last 1 is a pseudo HDR (1 RAW file).

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Sep 30, 2007 21:43 |  #67

Gideon Jordaan wrote in post #4038632 (external link)
The first 1 is a true HDR (3 exposures) and the last 1 is a pseudo HDR (1 RAW file).



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Now that is an awesome photo! I love the composition and the subject matter as well.... Quite the find.


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Sep 30, 2007 21:52 |  #68

SoaringUSAEagle wrote in post #4039781external link
Now that is an awesome photo! I love the composition and the subject matter as well.... Quite the find.

Thank you Jeff, coming from you that's a huge compliment. It's strange that I sometimes go out for a full day and get no shots worth keeping and one day I drive past something that catches my eye quite by chance. That's why I never leave my camera at home. I was just lucky.

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Oct 01, 2007 08:50 |  #69

TwistedGray wrote in post #3994765 (external link)
Has anyone used PAINT SHOT PRO. I have version 8 but don't see anything within it to allow for this type feature.

I did these two using the new HDR feature in PSP X2:

Mount Rushmore, used HDR to properly expose the actual sculpture outside the window and the scale model inside the building:

IMAGE: http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l100/gjh810/HDR/2006_0926_120701AA_HDR_crop.jpg

Not as dramatic as some of the other landscapes in this thread, but it's one of my first attempts:
IMAGE: http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l100/gjh810/HDR/LakeShore_HDR.jpg

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Oct 02, 2007 19:16 |  #70

Gideon Jordaan wrote in post #4039857external link
Thank you Jeff, coming from you that's a huge compliment. It's strange that I sometimes go out for a full day and get no shots worth keeping and one day I drive past something that catches my eye quite by chance. That's why I never leave my camera at home. I was just lucky.

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Hey, whe submissions open up, submit that baby to the POTN Book Vol 2 okay?

Hey, rare occurrences happen... and I am glad you were able to catch that. You did a great job with handling the raw file. I have done similar work. It can be harder to do with just one file because if you blow out or totally underexpose part of the photo, obviously you wont ever recover detail in that area.

Again, well done. I am excited to see more of your work.

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Oct 02, 2007 19:17 |  #71

gjh1020 wrote in post #4042316 (external link)
I did these two using the new HDR feature in PSP X2:

Mount Rushmore, used HDR to properly expose the actual sculpture outside the window and the scale model inside the building:
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Not as dramatic as some of the other landscapes in this thread, but it's one of my first attempts:
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I like the mt rushmore photo quite a bit. The composition is great and the architect of that building had a great idea with the design and implemented it well.

The second photo doesnt do much for me I guess... Looks like a typical snapshot... I think if you were to increase the contrast and saturation you'd have a cleaner looking image.


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Oct 02, 2007 19:23 |  #72

Okay I just took a look at your lake photo in photoshop. It looks like your sky does blow out along the horizon rather quickly with minor edits. I can also see some halo effects going on around the trees and then the sky kinda gradates, light, dark, light, dark across the top of the photo which is throwing the look of the photo off for me.

So try this one again. Mid day HDR images with this subject can be difficult. Try and evening or morning shot and I bet you have better results. :) Nice try.


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Oct 06, 2007 10:34 |  #73

My first attempt, don't really know what I'm doing lol but I hope to get there eventually............​... Converted to B&W with an added sky!

Rob

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Oct 06, 2007 18:44 |  #74

SoaringUSAEagle wrote in post #4052538external link
I like the mt rushmore photo quite a bit. The composition is great and the architect of that building had a great idea with the design and implemented it well.

The second photo doesnt do much for me I guess... Looks like a typical snapshot... I think if you were to increase the contrast and saturation you'd have a cleaner looking image.

SoaringUSAEagle wrote in post #4052569external link
Okay I just took a look at your lake photo in photoshop. It looks like your sky does blow out along the horizon rather quickly with minor edits. I can also see some halo effects going on around the trees and then the sky kinda gradates, light, dark, light, dark across the top of the photo which is throwing the look of the photo off for me.

So try this one again. Mid day HDR images with this subject can be difficult. Try and evening or morning shot and I bet you have better results. :) Nice try.

Thanks for the feedback, Jeff! :D I'm really happy with how the Rushmore one turned out, too. And I see what you mean about the gradation in the sky over the lake. I hadn't looked close enough to notice that before.  :o I'll admit that was a quick run through the software. I'll try to work with some of my sunset photos a bit more and see what I can come up with.


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Oct 08, 2007 09:31 |  #75

Robuk wrote in post #4075651 (external link)
My first attempt, don't really know what I'm doing lol but I hope to get there eventually............​... Converted to B&W with an added sky!

Rob

NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
http://img223.imagesha​ck.us ...6/lakegskygreyhdr2f​l2.jpg (external link)
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Camera Model Name Canon EOS 30D - 5 Pictures
Shooting Date/Time 04/10/2007 18:29:09 to 18:30:18
Tv(Shutter Speed) 1/125Sec to 2Sec
Av(Aperture Value) F5.0 to F22
Metering Modes Evaluative metering
Exposure Compensation +1/3
ISO Speed 100
Lens EF-S10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Focal Length 10.0 mm
Image Quality RAW
White Balance Auto
AF mode One-Shot AF
Picture Style Landscape
Drive Mode Shooting with self-timer

I like the image, the black and white does work rather well with this. I am interested in seeing this in color though too. Nice first try. I think the more you do it, the more you'll like it.


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