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Old Apr 13, 2014, 4:31 PM   #1
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I like to take common things and post process to make them appear uncommon. I would appreciate your thoughts on this.
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Old Apr 13, 2014, 6:27 PM   #2
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It is quite stark and HDR like.
Almost Christmas-eee (or at least remindful of in terms of mood).

Definitely a study in photographic processing capability and no doubt is just the right thing for the right person/moment.
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I can almost feel the texture of those 3 leaves.
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Old Apr 14, 2014, 12:06 AM   #4
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Nice processing, great colors and texture.
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G'day mate

Agree with the others ^ ~ so what have you done to make it appear so 'christmas-eee' ?


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Thanks to all for your kind comments. Phil, those are the actual colors, only the saturation was increased. I had no thoughts of Xmas when fiddling with the post-processing. One more thing: I used my 24mm Minolta plus my 1.4x Promaster T.C. to produce the image.
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Thanks to all for your kind comments. Phil, those are the actual colors, only the saturation was increased. I had no thoughts of Xmas when fiddling with the post-processing. One more thing: I used my 24mm Minolta plus my 1.4x Promaster T.C. to produce the image.
G'day mate

Okay .... 11/10


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in the olden times this was called "Velvia" + underexpose 1/2 stop
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In terms of photo-framing I would say it is a very balanced photo. I like the vibrant colors of the foreground leaves.

For the post processing you have done a good job regarding the foreground leaves but on the bottom right of the frame you will notice the while line around the leaves. That is probably due to your attempt to enhance the foreground over-processing it without noticing the background.

In general i am really confused about the post-processing of images. What is "enough" processing if there can be such a thing in the theme of photography.
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