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Old Dec 8, 2010, 2:29 PM   #1
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Default at last! a photograficaly decent weekend!

I know now the secret for a good photo!
begin with fz38,
then Martin Sykes software (thank you Martin!),
and a bit of photoshop then,
and... BINGO!

(A beautiful site not far from Athens, called Livadia, with traditional souvlaki!)
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Old Dec 8, 2010, 2:31 PM   #2
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Old Dec 8, 2010, 2:40 PM   #3
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very nice shots !
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Old Dec 8, 2010, 2:43 PM   #4
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I too like martin's app. i am experimenting with the settings to retain a natural appearance when grass/trees are in the image. the weird look is not usually something i want, altho once in a while i do use it. i like that it can bring out detail in the shadows and instead of me using a DR setting which is irrevocable, i can do pp to obtain the look i want.

some of your pics, particularly the ones including the waterfall, are just a little too false for me. with hdr being so popular, i think we're going thru a few years of discovering what it can do and merging that with what we want to do.

good location and good composition.
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Is this a HDR application? If so, you did a good job because they are usually too unnatural for my taste. These are nice, beautiful location.
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Yes, Martin Sykes' software is hrd, and it is free. Try it. (thanks again Martin!) So far I mostly use it in the default settings, and brings life in not-so-good photos. But I believe it has extreeme posibilities.
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Old Dec 8, 2010, 5:32 PM   #7
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Thanks for the Martin Sykes' mention, I shall try it soon. Very nice pics, natural looking!

I use GIMP with G'MIC and Photoshop CS5, might as well add Martin's program
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Καταπληκτικες !! Good job they look really nice at least for me :P Great place and nice composition, I hope i can accomplish something like that someday, i havent experimented with HDR yet
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Amazing site, well done with the photos
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Old Dec 9, 2010, 10:23 PM   #10
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I especially like the way you shot your waterfalls. I personally like to see a little texture in the water - am not a fan of the too silky look.

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