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Aug 14, 2016 02:37 |  #1

Invited to my cousin's wedding & decided to only take the 70-300 lens as I find the clamber with the iPhone brigade for shots too dangerous now! Long way back & more relaxed shots, such as this one (softened up in PS)

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Aug 14, 2016 15:00 |  #2

Not really sharp but good to see she is was enjoying her day!



  
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Aug 14, 2016 15:31 as a reply to  @ Michael Ritter's post |  #3

The original was sharper but I softened down in PS.


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Aug 14, 2016 17:54 |  #4

It looks as if something went wrong in post processing.

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Aug 14, 2016 17:56 |  #5

shakeywith wrote in post #18095410 (external link)
The original was sharper but I softened down in PS.

Why?


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Aug 14, 2016 19:34 |  #6

I'd like to see the original image.


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Aug 15, 2016 07:29 |  #7

Why would anyone in their right mind deliberately soften an image in PP? I want my images as sharp as possible. I add sharpening, I'd never take it away.


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Aug 15, 2016 10:41 as a reply to  @ BlackBull's post |  #8

Because it wasn't that sharp to begin with? I'm with you though, if it isn't sharp, I don't have any use for it.


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Aug 15, 2016 15:55 |  #9

BlackBull wrote in post #18095932 (external link)
Why would anyone in their right mind deliberately soften an image in PP? I want my images as sharp as possible. I add sharpening, I'd never take it away.

My thoughts exactly.


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Aug 15, 2016 16:50 |  #10

A little softening is ok. You have gone way to far on this one.


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Aug 22, 2016 15:16 |  #11

A little too soft for my taste! Great expression though!


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Aug 22, 2016 16:03 |  #12

Thanks to all for the feedback, even though I don't agree that I'm not in a right mind.. I must admit it looked better on the small screen of Facebook then it did on here.


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Aug 24, 2016 13:51 |  #13

shakeywith wrote in post #18102965 (external link)
Thanks to all for the feedback, even though I don't agree that I'm not in a right mind.. I must admit it looked better on the small screen of Facebook then it did on here.

I would have gone black and white maybe on this. And you are right about the small screen. These day's everyone is looking at photos mostly on a smaller screen and they always look better there.


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Aug 26, 2016 19:35 |  #14

I cant tell if its even in focus. Did you soften it bc her skin looked to sharp? You can selectively soften the skin


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Sep 21, 2016 09:34 |  #15

the eyes and the face should've been sharp




  
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