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Faux HDR-ish pic - Baxter State Park, Maine

 
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Recently I've had a kick for being creative with editing of my pictures. Here's one I kinda liked. Let me know what you think.

Edit: Here's another picture, processed similarly. Let me know your thoughts on this one too.

Sorry, deleted pictures

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Amazing shot.

Print it, frame it!

Jul 17, 2008 22:14

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I like it but i think the vignetting takes away from the pic a bit, id like to see it with much less of it!! otherwise i like the idea and you executed it well!!

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very nice and neatly done...

Thanks for sharing...

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thanks for the comments guys.

anyone else have any thoughts?

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Great shots. I like teh 1st one the best.

Care to share processing tech?

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can you post the original for #2? i like the shot

Jul 18, 2008 10:19

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killerbab wrote in post #5935708external link
Care to share processing tech?

You know, I don't think I could re-do what I've done, but I played a lot with shadows/highlights, contrast, sharpening, and playing with different layers doing some blurring and other stuff. But if you search for stuff like faux hdr or something like that you should come up with ways to do the same thing and probably easier. I wish I saved the tiff or psd. D'oh! The processing on the second picture is worse than the first, but some pictures are just better for certain types of processing. Oh well.

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can you post the original for #2? i like the shot

Thanks, I was trying to get an interesting composition and something that looked like me jumping off the mountain...but it's pretty hard to do with a wireless remote shutter. I think I may like the original more. Here it is:

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The first is amazing. Would've been even better if the dude wasn't in it.

Jul 18, 2008 14:45 as a reply to DrFil's post 2 hours earlier.

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I don't agree, if he wasn't in it then it would feel empty on the left. From what I can see it look like you kicked up the fill light, blacks, clarity, and contrast through a few different layers.

I like the first one, but not so sold on the 2nd.

Jul 18, 2008 15:41

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My opinion on this kind of thing and kind of why I do it to some of my photos... Without something more interesting to view on both of the photos, in this case a change in the lighting/exposure, the photos would just be drab snap-shots. However, when you go crazy a little, it makes normal photos more enjoyable to look at. I did it with a lot of my travel photos that were the run of the mill snaps.

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I agree with jbergdoll. The dude kinda takes away from the landscape. Also, typically snap shots don't include rule of third's


Overall, awesome pictures.

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my thinking was that my friend in the picture adds to the composition. i think it's cool that he's looking towards the nice view with the crepuscular rays and trying to take a picture of it. i mean, i have very similar pictures from this spot but without him, but i chose this one on purpose since i thought it was more interesting. guess it depends on your taste. thanks for the comments, guys.

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jbergdoll wrote in post #5937232external link
The first is amazing. Would've been even better if the dude wasn't in it.

I totally disagree (with the second sentence). The guy adds to the whole shot. This photo is gorgeous! Great job:)

Jul 19, 2008 11:46

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DrFil wrote in post #5936566external link
I think I may like the original more. Here it is:


i agree. , i think the original looks better.

Jul 19, 2008 17:15

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