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Oct 24, 2017 03:52 |  #2701

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I'm sorry but this looks completely unrealistic and not natural.

Blue skies in the Lake District - yea, right! ;-)a

LOL. But, yes, it does happen sometimes but I have to admit that this sign at Stonthwit does reflect the norm!



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Oct 24, 2017 03:57 |  #2702

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Few more in Martinborough - this time Art in the garden at Aylstone Retreat in the wine area. Three shots, one stop and Photomatix.


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This was simply called Mesh House by Jeff Thomson 2015
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Didn't see a notice for these figures:

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An interesting reminder of how very, very good the Sauvignion Blanc is - better and more consistent that strangely labelled French equivalents


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Oct 24, 2017 04:11 |  #2703

Stiga wrote in post #18479590 (external link)
An interesting reminder of how very, very good the Sauvignion Blanc is - better and more consistent that strangely labelled French equivalents

A bit further down that road is Dry River winery which makes very fine sauv blanc .... I'm not really a fan these days, more of a chardy drinker


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Oct 25, 2017 00:20 |  #2704

Wasn't sure if it was too windy today. Used Photomatix again as remember Martin saying it is better when things moving ..

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Oct 25, 2017 03:59 |  #2705

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Wasn't sure if it was too windy today. Used Photomatix again as remember Martin saying it is better when things moving ..

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Yes, Photomatix is a good choice when shooting moving foliage. If there is a lot of foliage, use the "Automatic" defghosting slider; but if there is only a single branch waving about, I use the "Selective" method.

That's a nicely placed bench from which to enjoy the view :-)


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Oct 25, 2017 05:32 |  #2706

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Yes, Photomatix is a good choice when shooting moving foliage. If there is a lot of foliage, use the "Automatic" defghosting slider; but if there is only a single branch waving about, I use the "Selective" method.

That's a nicely placed bench from which to enjoy the view :-)

Hi, So Martin the big question is "In your opinion is Photomatix the best HDR software out there for merging images with moving foliage etc in the scene"?
I love SNS-HDR for the natural output without having to do anything of note within the program so I tend to merge in Photomatix and save a file to get the out put file from SNS.
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Oct 25, 2017 05:53 as a reply to  @ russellsnr2's post |  #2707

Yes, Russ, that's what I do.

But I am still finding that Photomatix over-saturateds reds sometimes.


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Oct 25, 2017 06:05 |  #2708

My attempt at catching some Autumn colours before it's all gone:

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Oct 25, 2017 08:06 |  #2709

Hard disks :-)


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Can anyone see a ghost along the first rib in the second image? I have tried deghosting it but that did not change it. What is it?

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Oct 25, 2017 10:49 |  #2710

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Can anyone see a ghost along the first rib in the second image? I have tried deghosting it but that did not change it. What is it?

Martin, I would guess it's just the light. That rib is maybe a little OOF. Just my 2 pence.


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Oct 25, 2017 11:01 |  #2711

Stiga wrote in post #18480516 (external link)
Can anyone see a ghost along the first rib in the second image? I have tried deghosting it but that did not change it. What is it?

The area is blurred due to the depth of field in the shot, and the artifact is caused by the merger algorithm in this blurred edge area - in other words, the artifact is not ghosting, so it is likely that de-ghosintg will not address it. I'd have to see the original images to see how different the merged output is in this area from the bokeh in the originals.

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EDIT: What Bill said - OOF.


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Oct 25, 2017 13:34 as a reply to  @ kirkt's post |  #2712

Thank you Bill and thank you Kirk. Your comments give me some confidence and I will now stoipp worrying :-)

The second shot was an experiment with my new Canon G5 X to make sure I can gt the Bokeh Effect when I want to.


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Oct 28, 2017 10:30 |  #2713

Some nice work being posted up just lately, Keep it up guys n gals. Nothing more than work work work for me so have not had the chance to participate in this section but that will change soon :)


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Oct 28, 2017 11:00 |  #2714

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Some nice work being posted up just lately, Keep it up guys n gals. Nothing more than work work work for me so have not had the chance to participate in this section but that will change soon :)

I'll keep you to that promise, Mark :-)


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Oct 28, 2017 12:19 |  #2715

I Posted the day version of this a bit ago. Here's the night version.....


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