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Old Mar 16, 2004, 7:33 PM   #1
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I have only had the digicam a coupla weeks. NEWBIE DISCLAIMER!

Camera has no sky filter so in Paint Shop Pro I set the histogram function to "stretch". This improved contrast (PSP says function "Stretch the contrast so that all possible values are used") could be a way to bring up the sky. ??

What is the right way to substitute the Sky filter function?

Here is a photo (no histogram filter and 60% downsizing), plenty of sky, plenty of fluffy cloud and shadow:


http://2020.videopic.net/p3327792.html

6 other pix in series: http://2020.videopic.net/c136742.html
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Old Mar 17, 2004, 1:13 AM   #2
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Good pics of wide open skies. A few may need fixes, their horizons are a bit tilted or is the horizon supposed to be like that? I am not a lover of pics of wide open spaces maybe someone else here could comment.
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Old Mar 17, 2004, 8:49 AM   #3
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re the horizon line... it is the alpine area (freezing and howling wind in winter) and the crooked fenceposts are pretty old... anyway I tilted -fixed- the pic with the awkward looking horizon.

I should have bracketed every shot to get the best sky result. It was very hazy that day. I suppose I want the sky to look like it did from behind my sunglasses. But the camera sees the natural light...
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