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08-03-2009, 11:07 AM   #1
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What post-production software do you use?

I am a graphic design, so I have access to Photoshop. I think works well. I also understand levels and curves before getting into photography.

I look through the "Post your photos" section and found these:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/68518-todays-wedding-cli...0-do-work.html

I know that it takes a good eye and the right equipment. I am wondering what kind of post-production went into these. (They are awesome btw)

Here are some that took with a Tonina 28-70mm 2.8/F. I realize it isn't the best quality lens.
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/68517-thanks-wallyb.html

I can't seem to get that sharpness or contrast. Most of my photos are well composed, but don't have that "wow" factor. Those photos look 3D to me.

Any advice?


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08-04-2009, 01:37 AM   #2
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Photoshop is fine especially if you have CS$. Must have been written for photographers, but your skills will not be wasted.
I assume you will be saving as PEF or DNG files. You will have more to work with and the effort will be well repaid.
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I've used PS CS3 but with the new K7, Camera Raw for this version of PEF will not be supported. I am now trialing Adobe Lightroom 2.4 per PentaxForums "MEL" with very good success. All the tools I need are built into LR without the need to hop between applications for all the tools. For el-cheapo quick and dirty conversions I am very happy with FastStone Imaging for Windows.
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