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Old May 30, 2009, 8:49 AM   #1
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please comment good or bad my first attempt at lanscape stuff.

tried to HDR this one


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Old May 30, 2009, 1:59 PM   #2
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I like them both, especially the second. The highlights in the water are still blown in spite of the HDR, but it's a nice picture anyway.

Is this Tarn Hows, or somewhere else in the English Lake District?
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yup i just got back from the lake district im having problems trying hdr when using raw material i keep getting a green tinge im at my wits end as most of my shots in the lake district where taken with HDR in mind any ideas anyone? only happens with raw material using photomatix pro


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ok think i sorted it what you think????

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...what you think...
Well, HDR is entirely matter of taste. There's a great spectrum of results from hugely exaggerated to completely natural that you might use.

For my taste, I like it a bit more subtle, to imitate what I might have perceived with my own eyes, without the 256-level limitation. But this is art, and anything goes. So do it to your own taste and be confident!

I reckon your church image, though overdone to my taste, might well be a big attraction as a postcard.

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thanks for your comments alan much appreciated i still have some standard pictures aswell as i took one normal of each place then a few to convert ..... thanks again )

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one more of coninston lake

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ok think i sorted it what you think????

I really like this shot! Very cool location. The only things that I noticed that might need some attention, is the sky seems a bit noisy and it appears that your sensor needs a cleaning.
Otherwise an AWESOME pic.
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yeah the sensor had to be been mentioned LOL i changed the lens and tried another no specs there going to give both camera and lenses a good clean...... i edited the picture again and got rid of some of the specs by cloning them out although i havent uploaded the image again .

thanks for your comments

by reducing the strength on the above picture within photomatix also reduced the noise

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HDR is so hard to get right without making it look totally unnatural. I think you are pretty close with your last pic.

The lake shots are nicely composed, but you could probably play with the levels or gamma a bit to make the colours more intense. They just look a little flat.

Great first effort!

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