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Lens: smc PENTAX-DA L 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Canowindra NSW Australia ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F6.3 
Posted By: betchern0t, 12-09-2023, 08:48 PM

so I am not as confident at post processing. Here is a before and after post processing. The aim was to brighten up the balloons themselves. I removed the people and the car to provide a good line to lighten to. Not sure how successful I was or whether I should have even tried. I think I need to learn more. BTW I use the Gimp.

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Last edited by betchern0t; 12-10-2023 at 12:28 AM. Reason: more post processing
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12-09-2023, 09:13 PM   #2
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I am a Gimp user also with beginner level skills in post processing. I would be very happy with these shots. Love the colors
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You`ve done well! Not overcooked.
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Strong backlight can be difficult. Nice work.

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