A&P aww...horsie....aww

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  1. Jcolman

    Jcolman OT Supporter

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    Shot this for a friend of mine yesterday.

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    ehhhhhh the editing..
     
  3. Jcolman

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    Wat? I only PS'd out a power line?



    And not that well either. :mamoru:
     
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    shes got the soft edge of a brush all around her too.. just looks not natural IMO
     
  5. Jcolman

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    No she doesn't. All I did was tweak exposure a tad in lightroom, then clone out a power line.
     
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    Oh weird. alright then, cool shot anyway
     
  7. Jcolman

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    I improved it a bit

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  8. Dwight Schrute

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    I was gonna say crop out that thing in the bottom left, but then scrolled down and saw someone did it for you.
     
  9. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Looks washed out and flat. Add some blacks. Also looks like you missed focus by about a foot. :dunno:
     
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    I like the second edit...it needed that punch. The only thing I'd say about it is that the foot was cropped slightly. Did you use a flash on this?
     
  11. Jcolman

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    I added a little fill light recovery in lightroom. Maybe too much? I think it looks quite nice on my monitor. :dunno: The horse is in focus. I can count the whiskers on it's chin. The rider is a tad soft.
     
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    The second edit was only a crop. I didn't do anything else. Yes, I used a flash. High speed sync ftw! 1/6400 sec @f/4. ISO 800
     
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    No way, broski... tones are different, second edit is nicer

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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    That is the one foot I was referring to. And yeah, the fill is a bit much. It's one thing to was nice even lighting, but life does not have even lighting :dunno: I mean, obviously the sun is directly overhead so I would expect some shadows on her face to add three dimensionality.
     
  15. Jcolman

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    maybe I saved the file differently but all I did was crop the image.
     
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    No sir. I dont like it. I dont like the framing and i dont like how the trees are glowing compared to the dark blue sky.
     
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    what he said. shadow+highlight (or recovery in lightroom) give you a very dull grey or blue grey sky.
     
  18. Jcolman

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    Hmmm....How does this unretouched shot look?

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    the tighter crop improved it quite a bit over the first picture


    bringing out some highlight detail on the horse's eyes and ears could do a lot to make the image more appealing, specially to those familiar with the equestrian community
     
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    you shouldnt need to underexpose that much :dunno:
     
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    I like the tight crop best.
     
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    Very underexposed is how it looks. L2meter
     
  23. Jcolman

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    I made a print of my crop image and it looks great. You guys need to calibrate your monitors. :mamoru:
     
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    the deeper the thread goes... the more you admit to more editing?
     
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    I only edited the original like described then cropped it.
     

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