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Old Sep 26, 2009, 1:38 PM   #1
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Default The House Of The Rising Sun

With apologies to Eric Burden (The Animals?) for using his song-title, but it seemed an apropriate title for this picture. At 5 o'clock in the morning just as the sun came up, it but paintet a mellow picture with gentle and warm colours.

I used Exposure-Blending in Photomatix Pro with 3 different exposures.

P.S.: Due to a slight breeze some of the branches where double- and triple-exposed and some "ghosting" occurred - doses it really matter?


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Old Sep 26, 2009, 1:54 PM   #2
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I like this image, and it works. The ghosting can always be called an "artisitic" effect."

But I do believe the image would have worked better with more space above the house.

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Old Sep 26, 2009, 5:33 PM   #3
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Really nice job Walter. Some ghosting can be eliminated when you click the box for Attempt to reduce ghosting artifacts. Perhaps a few minutes with the clone tool.
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Old Sep 26, 2009, 5:35 PM   #4
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like the warm colors in this one. maybe bring up the brightness a tad. and as was suggested a little time with clone tool would clean this up pretty easily. worth the early rise imo.
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Old Sep 26, 2009, 11:58 PM   #5
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photomatix is best at reducing the ghosting , well out of the 3 progams i have it is.

i would loose the phone line at the rhs a quick 5 mins with the clone and spot tool .


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Old Sep 27, 2009, 10:40 AM   #6
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Default Thank you for taking the time to answer, guys!!

Thank you all - Chato, Bynx and Hards80 - for the comments. I appreciate well ment criticism and suggestions, based om experience and knowledge. After all, this is how we learn - from our own mistakes!


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Your example is terriffic. How'd you get such details and depht out of it - and you did'nt even have the original (3648x2736 pix.) to work on?
I would really like to know what steps you made to get such a crisp picture. This is what I would have liked to get out of my pictures, but seldom get....
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 11:50 AM   #7
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its a pusedo hdr walter with very little tweaking i used dynamic hdr for this one hardly did any thing on it more or less the standard settings
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I was looking at the photo and thought if it is morning sun it should have a glow on it. Here is my take, Is this ok?

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Old Sep 30, 2009, 5:29 PM   #9
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Might as well listen as we look at the picture...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C86oH5RwyJg

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