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Old Mar 1, 2007, 8:21 PM   #1
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Old Mar 2, 2007, 6:48 AM   #2
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Stoltzy,

Nice action. What post processing did you do on these though?
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Old Mar 2, 2007, 8:20 AM   #3
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JohnG, I just did auto level & reduced the image size that all.
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Old Mar 2, 2007, 8:40 AM   #4
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That's what I thought. I think you'll find if you do the following, these will improve dramatically:

1. Levels/curves/brightness - the colors are still a bit dull. You can get them to pop by a variety of different methods but right now they're dull.

2. USM - EVERY shot benefits from it. These certainly will.

You've got decent action but the photos aren't very sharp yet. USM will help quite a bit I think. Sometimes its very surprising HOW MUCH it helps.

Framing is good on most - although #2 needs a tighter crop - too much dead space. I also think the last shot could use tighter from the right - the defender at the bottom right isn't really adding anything to the photo since it's the back of his head. IMO, the shooter and #45 are the only real interesting subjects. The current crop leaves too much dead space behind the shooter and the other defender doesn't really add anything interesting. So, try a tighter crop and see how you like it - I think it will be more effective.
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Old May 10, 2007, 6:54 PM   #5
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very nice series
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