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Mar 03, 2009 14:07 |  #1

Posted this in another spot, but I would like some C&C on how to improve this type of shot. I think the shadows may be a little to harsh. Anyways, thanks for any input.

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Mar 03, 2009 16:25 |  #2

Nice Glock, and a nicely focused image, good lighting too.:D

I fixed the white balance just a bit.
Added a sharpening layer.
Did some repair on the slide, airbrush and some noise in the bright spots.
Removed the background shadow.


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Mar 03, 2009 16:30 as a reply to  @ Zoltan's post |  #3

Oops, just noticed the bright spot on top of the slide above the 9X19, should have evened up that shadow line too.




  
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Mar 03, 2009 21:37 |  #4

I like #1 nice diy.


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Mar 04, 2009 09:22 |  #5

The shadows are fine. It keeps it from looking like it's floating in space, unless that's what you want.



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Mar 04, 2009 15:21 |  #6

Thanks for the input. I wanted shadows for that reason, I just wasn't sure if these were too dark in comparison to a lot of the ones I saw in the DIY light box thread. Thanks again!


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Mar 04, 2009 22:50 |  #7
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Remind me not to post bad comments or critiques about your photos. :-p


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Mar 05, 2009 19:35 |  #8

Ha! If you like him, you should check out his big brothers. :cool:


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Mar 05, 2009 23:24 |  #9

I think the shadow is fine. It adds some depth to the shot.


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Mar 06, 2009 14:40 |  #10

I think the shot would be greatly improved if the Glock were replaced with a Springfield XD.

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