A&P Church pic I took. Having issues with noisy skies :hs:

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  1. The Green Bastard

    The Green Bastard Click click click bang

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  2. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    looks a *tad* over exposed to me...

    what ISO are you shooting at?
     
  3. The Green Bastard

    The Green Bastard Click click click bang

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    Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
    Camera Model: NIKON D50
    Image Date: 2007:02:11 17:59:24
    Flash Used: No
    Focal Length: 18.0mm (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
    Exposure Time: 20.000 s
    Aperture: f/8.0
    ISO equiv: 200
    White Balance: Auto
    Metering Mode: Spot
    Exposure: Manual
    Exposure Mode: Manual
     
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    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    shoot in RAW
     
  5. The Green Bastard

    The Green Bastard Click click click bang

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    I always do. :hs:
     
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    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    why spot metering?
     
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    probably because if he used matrix metering the church and snow would be grey
     
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    why not?
     
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    1992 240SX New Member

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    Lower the exposure and I'd clone stamp the stuff on the bottom left side. As far as noise reducing programs - Neatimage works great for me. You have to tweak it though cause sometimes it can come out kinda fucked up.
     
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    Noise? All I see is compression artifacts. :dunno:
     
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    some bad ass banding in the sky
     
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    use a higher quality setting when saving images containing clear sky.
     
  13. The Green Bastard

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    I used noise-ninja plugin in PS. :hs:
     
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    all the noise reduction progams I've tried have done more harm than good.
     
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    SycoPhant Get out my way

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    Similar problem for me :dunno:

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  16. DigitalOnez

    DigitalOnez FUCK ALL *********S!

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    did you try a tripod?
     
  17. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    :ugh: how is a tripod going to help with noise?

    it's a 20 second exposure, you're going to get some noise.
     
  18. SenenCito

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    wouldnt a gradient filter help with the sky?
     
  19. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    not sure if you'd want to use a gradient at night, but it could help.
     
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    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    Well, for the same reason that just because you CAN be prick, doesn't mean you HAVE to.
     
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    I wasn't being a prick, I was asking why not use spot metering? especially for the light vs. dark areas of an image, you can use your spot meter to determine different metering values then put it in Manual and adjust it as you go.
     
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    or you could just get a camera with decent matrix metering and let it do all that for you in under a second.

    I only use spot metering when I only care about the subject and not what else is happening in the frame.
     
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    Well to be honest, the camera DOES have matrix metering, but I dumbassly forgot to set it back to matrix after using spot one evening.
     
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    2 layers of the church, use imagenomic on the top layer to reduce noise. also tends to take out details (like the stone in the church). use a mask and paint away the church in the top layer.
     

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