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Posted By: lamented bovine, 02-21-2012, 05:47 AM

I think me is warming to this lens. I think I may have over done HDR

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02-21-2012, 07:03 AM   #2
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I really like these. Nicely done.
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Nice series. HDR really does bring out the cloudy skies. The second to my eyes looks a little overdone but I really know very little about HDR so take it with a grain or two of salt. My favorites are the first and last two.
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I really like these. Nicely done.
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Nice series. HDR really does bring out the cloudy skies. The second to my eyes looks a little overdone but I really know very little about HDR so take it with a grain or two of salt. My favorites are the first and last two.
Thank you. I agree HDR looks woefull on some shots. I think the method is not to get greedy and over do it, which sometimes I do.

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I like the first shot most of all, I would like to see it in black and white.
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#1 (purple road !) & #2 look a little OTT to me but I love #4 & #5 (but needs straightening) !
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#1 (purple road !) & #2 look a little OTT to me but I love #4 & #5 (but needs straightening) !
Thank you, I do tend to get carried away with hdr and it can look so wrong, sometimes it looks good this end and goes pear shaped on the other, no excuses however. I have no idea as to what is OTT? Advice is always great to show where one has gone wrong, Thanks again.

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I kinda like them, They remind me of CGI stuff, Sometimes its nice to be different.

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Hi Shane

I can see you have worked the sharpening tool pretty hard, mainly with your "architectural" images. While there is nothing wrong with this (even though they look a wee bit over sharpened) it has resulted in displaying pretty bad white halos. This is more a problem with JPG files then it is with TIF files.

But it can be overcome. There is a nifty little plugin called FocalBlade which I have been using for many years. It lets you remove white and black sharpening halos very easily. There are a lot of other corrections this plugin lets you perform during the sharpening process. I don't use anything else for sharpening.

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Hi Shane

I can see you have worked the sharpening tool pretty hard, mainly with your "architectural" images. While there is nothing wrong with this (even though they look a wee bit over sharpened) it has resulted in displaying pretty bad white halos. This is more a problem with JPG files then it is with TIF files.

But it can be overcome. There is a nifty little plugin called FocalBlade which I have been using for many years. It lets you remove white and black sharpening halos very easily. There are a lot of other corrections this plugin lets you perform during the sharpening process. I don't use anything else for sharpening.

The Plugin Site - FocalBlade - Main

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Greetings
Thank you for heads up, halos have been an issue for some time now. And I do tend to get greedy.

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QuoteOriginally posted by lamented bovine Quote
I have no idea as to what is OTT?
Over The Top
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Got it, thanks.

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Four is my favorite, good job.
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Four is my favorite, good job.
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