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Old Nov 15, 2007, 9:21 PM   #1
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Like bmullen, I recently got CS3 and have been playing around with it. I have also just started shooting all my shots in RAW, so there is another learning curve to master. While I am no master I have been rather pleased with the results. Some of these shots I have posted earlier, but here they are after fiddling with them in CS3 using curves.
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Old Nov 15, 2007, 9:22 PM   #2
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Northern Pintail, one of my favorite ducks.


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Old Nov 15, 2007, 9:24 PM   #3
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The elusive Ring-necked Pheasant.


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Old Nov 15, 2007, 9:25 PM   #4
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White Fronted Goose settling in.


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Great shooting Steve. Once you get used to ACR, you won't look back. I don't have CS3, but use CS2 and am quite happy with it. I imagine 3 has a few more useful options. Only adjustments for RAW I do are for exposure, and white balance. That's about it. I then convert and do the rest of the processing in regular photoshop. You're off to a good start, and I bet you notice the better detail shooting RAW. That's the real benefit I think....have fun...Don
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great shots steve. i particularly like the ring necked pheasant. looks like you got down nice and low in the grass for that shot.

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I like the Pintail! Have fun with CS3, it will probably keep you busy :-)
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Old Nov 19, 2007, 12:54 AM   #8
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Thanks guys, It has been fun. There is so much to learn and do.
What I notice most is the wider dynamic range you can control/adjust when shooting RAW. Shots that seem dull and lifeless really come alive with just a few simple tweeks.
Thanks for your encouragements.
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Old Nov 19, 2007, 11:54 AM   #9
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They look great, Steve. There is a learning curve for RAW, but I believe it's worth it.

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