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Old Aug 6, 2006, 10:40 AM   #1
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The weather was overcast and later became drizzling. Great weather for some different photography, so I went out and took some pics with a variety of lenses, 17mm, 135mm, and 50mm.

When I got back they all had a lovely blue cast to them and I decided to do some PP to see if I could make then a little bit more....special.

This is the original direct from the camera resized only . ISO 400, 1/25th, f/5.6
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Old Aug 6, 2006, 10:44 AM   #2
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This is after a little PP (Duplicate layer in overlay mode at 54% and third layer with a black paint fill in overlay at 25%)

I think it is more artistic and moody I suppose.

So, what is your opinion, to PP or not to PP?
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Old Aug 6, 2006, 10:57 AM   #3
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I don't know what happened and I seemed to have created a double thread, sorry about the confusion.
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Both images have their merit, I do like the strong graphic presented by the pp image.

Nice work.

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Old Aug 6, 2006, 11:14 AM   #5
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I agree with Ira. I think you pp has enhanced a picture that was quite good to begin with.
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This is was taken with 50mm f/1.7 at f/8 1/160th ISO 200. Just resized.

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This is after a little PP (Duplicate layer in overlay mode at 54%, overlay layer of Filter "Dark Strokes" (settings Balance 7, Black 5, White 5)

I don't think I over did it, I hope!
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I really like this one, great job.

Ira

BTW, another feature I find creates an interesting effect is USM. Try setting the amount very high, like 300, then set the radius at 50 pixels or so. The result is similar to what you have done here.


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Those look like the ones I shot once with the WB set for inside instead of daylight.

In played with the image a bit and this is what I came up with.



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Old Aug 7, 2006, 12:30 AM   #10
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Tom, believe it or not the WB was set to cloudy, when I set it to Tungsten it was totally blue.

The shots were taken in semi-twilight with rain coming in short bursts, the original images are exactly how it looked at the time, thats why I said the weather for great for some "Different" photography.

Heres another one.
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