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Sep 07, 2016 16:21 as a reply to  @ post 18120174 |  #4441

Thanks for the information.


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Sep 07, 2016 16:36 |  #4442

Douglas Conway wrote in post #18120194 (external link)
Thanks for the information.

I got that info about 2 years ago from someone on here who linked a video on the red channel - which led me down the rabbit hole of all the raw digger / raw histogram stuff - all because I started taking similar types of pictures.

If you did in fact take this picture in RAW, for your own interest and education, you should try and first play with the red luminosity channel to see if you can bring the flowers back from blowing out. Generally you can't do this is you have people in the pictures because playing with the reds (luminosity or Saturation) starts to really mess with skin tones once you move them by more than a little - without people, i.e. flowers, it is almost always something I would do.


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Sep 07, 2016 17:55 |  #4443

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Landscapes with the telephoto lol ..what will they think of next ....hehe
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Nice jeff! Reminds me of a Monet..............not that I am an art expert :-)


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Sep 07, 2016 18:28 |  #4444

wallstreetoneil wrote in post #18120174 (external link)
the red channel is almost always the first to blow out - and when you have a lot of red flowers, with green in the background, you often have to underexpose by almost a stop if you want to save the all the reds - always best in the future, when facing a similar scene, to look at the RGB histogram and check the Red Channel specifically

good tip, thanks


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Sep 07, 2016 21:00 as a reply to  @ bidkev's post |  #4445

lol I was trying to fluff it up a little,... honestly ... My two grand sons here this morn making way to much noise so I put the head phones on and worked away on the image with the sound of Loons on youtube lol.. If I got carried away Im sorry.. I had a hole hour until the bus for school was at the end of the driveway.


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Sep 08, 2016 00:33 |  #4446

Pondrader wrote in post #18120445 (external link)
lol I was trying to fluff it up a little,... honestly ... My two grand sons here this morn making way to much noise so I put the head phones on and worked away on the image with the sound of Loons on youtube lol.. If I got carried away Im sorry.. I had a hole hour until the bus for school was at the end of the driveway.

I wouldnt be sorry....Landscape looks good..


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Sep 08, 2016 06:04 |  #4447

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Yes it can be MedicineMan, Boreal Forest and Maple hard woods, great mix,.....I'm sure I don't take full advantage of my opportunity's and i'm going to try and fix that.


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Sep 08, 2016 11:44 as a reply to  @ wallstreetoneil's post |  #4449

Yes, I have this in raw just can't work with it on my laptop. I think what is probably a bigger issue is I shot this using the tungsten setting in white balance. When I get home I'll change that in Raw and see what happens.


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Sep 08, 2016 12:04 |  #4450

Douglas Conway wrote in post #18121128 (external link)
Yes, I have this in raw just can't work with it on my laptop. I think what is probably a bigger issue is I shot this using the tungsten setting in white balance. When I get home I'll change that in Raw and see what happens.

Yep - the white balance setting in the raw file is just metadata - it doesn't change how the camera sees light or the contents of the raw file. However, the white balance is "baked" into the JPEG, so a really extreme white balance (that's "wrong" for the scene) can result in a JPEG that's hard to rescue, because the colour data in the pixels has been too badly shifted.


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Sep 08, 2016 18:42 |  #4452

Wow!


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Sep 09, 2016 00:01 |  #4453

Now your talking my speak-Foxglove=digitalis :) and a reminder (well at least in the States) that most any trumpet shaped bloom means serious toxicity within, though tamed in this case into Lanoxin,
a classic drug for CHF.


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Sep 09, 2016 00:44 |  #4454

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Now your talking my speak-Foxglove=digitalis :) and a reminder (well at least in the States) that most any trumpet shaped bloom means serious toxicity within, though tamed in this case into Lanoxin,
a classic drug for CHF.


Never seen one here mate, even in botanic gardens. I shot that one in the UK in pouring rain


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Sep 09, 2016 13:03 |  #4455

I've been chomping at the bit to get this lens. Looked at Canon Refurb store, it's there for $1583, but it's out of stock!! Might be a good thing in the long run lol!!




  
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