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Old Feb 3, 2007, 12:44 PM   #1
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Thought the runner added to the picture. What do you think?

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Old Feb 3, 2007, 3:19 PM   #2
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Hi Poul, I quite like it..Although i think you could do with straightening the waterline..I've done a quick straighten for you...Hope you don't mind..!!
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Old Feb 3, 2007, 3:32 PM   #3
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Nice work Poul I like it but it does look better straight.



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Old Feb 3, 2007, 5:23 PM   #4
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It's a nice capture and with a little more PP it could result in a really good finished piece of work. The main thing that is lacking now that the horizon has been sorted is the levels.Firstly I wouldbring out the blacks so that the runner is fully in silhouette as it is not fully black rather grey. You can do this by eitherincreasing contrast, taking down the bottom on the levels or reducing shadows. The next thing is to sharpen this up with some Unsharp mask and I would say you are there. The only other thing you might want to do and this comes down to taste is up the saturation to bring out the sunset more.
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Old Feb 4, 2007, 9:47 AM   #5
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Thanks Guys for you input. Yes it does look better straightemed, I never noticed that!!

I have increased the contrast (+25) and icreased the master saturation (+36) as suggested by Mark and I must admit it has improved the image. Thanks Mark.

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Old Feb 4, 2007, 5:29 PM   #6
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I would say that the last one is a little too over processed but as I say it is down to personally taste. Here is a quick edit which gives an idea of what I was thinking of.
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Old Feb 5, 2007, 1:01 PM   #7
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Mark.. no you are correct I was over zealous on the 'sharpening' and the saturation, still learning basic photoshop skills as well as the new camera. Your tips, advice etc.. are really welcome.

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