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Old May 20, 2006, 11:07 PM   #1
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Still a newbie at getting DoF. Tried using my old generic telephoto attachment with my camera to get some additional shallowness.* Also trying to manually process my photos in Photoshop.* Tear away.
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Old May 20, 2006, 11:28 PM   #2
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Another attempt at adding depth and retouching in Photoshop...
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Old May 21, 2006, 4:57 PM   #3
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Love the 2nd pic, but the yougourt pot tend to be distracting.

I would be inclined to crop the top third and clone out the pot.



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Old May 22, 2006, 12:25 AM   #4
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I like it in it's original form, however I alo like the cropped version, both for different reasons. They each have their merits. Hard to describe they just both impart different feelings I guess is the best way to describe
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1st shot seems a little difficult to actually home in on what your main focus is. The subject is kinda engulfed in the backing

your 2nd shot is very appealing. nice use of dof. Maybe you can use a clone tool to clean up the backing to make it more simple and less distracting.

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Old Jun 2, 2006, 4:07 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone. I followed your suggestions to crop tighter and clone out the white cup.* I also played around with Photoshop's color handling to match my monitor, as the colors didn't match before.* What do you think of this revised version?
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nice

i like this much better

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Old Jun 2, 2006, 4:28 AM   #8
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Is the color saturation fuller? I'm trying to determine if my LCD is displaying the right colors.* This time around, my browser is showing the same saturation as what I see in Photoshop.* But my original picture now looks washed out.* The revised picture looks great though, and I'm not sure how everyone else is seeing it.
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If we are being real fussy

on my monitor image looks slightly underexposed. Colour looks much deeper, Saturation looks a tad higher.
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