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Jun 05, 2006 17:48 |  #1

Now I am very new to photography AND photoshop so any tips would be greatly appreciated. I just happened to catch the bride and groom out getting some fresh air.

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It needs more light - it is a bit dark. I also would have gone for a vertical shot to include full length. But that's a good capture.


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Jun 05, 2006 18:06 |  #3

i really like the feeling to the shot but again feel its a little dark :)


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Jun 05, 2006 18:20 |  #4

I wish there was more light for that shot, it was late in the eve and I just happened to walk by the door and snap the picture from inside the hall.

I also just picked up a sigma 500 flash because I was not happy with the 420EX for a lot of the pictures.

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Yeah Ray - also you may have to increase the power on the flash. Sometimes I set mine to 2-3 extra stops (I have a 580) to get what I need.

But it's a very natural shot and that's what I like most about it.


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Jun 05, 2006 19:39 |  #6

The shot is underexposed because of the reflective jacket on the guy. The shadows and highlights tool might help raise the shadows and drop the bright jacket down, but open the raw image in 16 bit mode to try it.

You should have a good reason to use selective color, the reason I usually use is to draw attention to a particular part of the photo. It's often misused as a cool effect, and it harms the photo by leading the eye to a non-critical part of the image. In this case i'm not sure it works, but it's not bad either.


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Jun 06, 2006 06:47 |  #7

I agree its too dark and the selective color... well... when I first looked at it I thought she had a humangus ear. I wouldnt go for the selctive coloring on this one.


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Jun 06, 2006 08:28 as a reply to  @ song4themoon's post |  #8

Ray...change your settings to allow image editing...

cs2 - image- adjustments - shadow/highlight & the horizon evened out...

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Jun 06, 2006 16:02 as a reply to  @ Palladium's post |  #9

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Ray...change your settings to allow image editing...

cs2 - image- adjustments - shadow/highlight & the horizon evened out...

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ok I changed that and thanks for the tips, I have so much to learn :confused:


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