A&P "Missed" pictures from Hawaii; do you like or not?

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    Why is the first one all blurry?
     
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    Its like a 8-10 second exposure...that is why it looks blurry, because the people moved, and so did the ocean and such. :o
     
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    buildings and mountains move in hawaaiiii!! :run:
     
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    the buildings moved too! must have been an earthquake
     
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    :o There might have been some camera shake. :o
     
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    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    ya dont say?
     
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    like the second one.. though i'm quite a fan of "urbex" type shots.
     
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    This one is similar - The exposure was much longer, but there is no camera shake on this one. The first one looks kinda abstract.

    WTF is so funny? :fawk:
     
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    2nd long exposure on is far better
     
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    I know the 2nd one is much better - I dunno, I kinda like the abstractness of the first one - The 2nd one I have actually printed up...and it looks awesome on paper. :big grin:
     
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    That looks okay - I am not sure if I like the over saturated blues...the sky was pitch black that night, with the moon rising over Diamond Head, plus the sand looks almost red. :dunno:
     
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    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    Colonel Panic, out of curiosity, do you mind going over what you did to the image to get it like that?
     
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    I'll try. There were a lot of steps and I'm not sure what came where.

    I know that step one is to correct for the overall yellow cast. A lot of color information gets revealed then. Then go to curves and add contrast, density and tweak the color some more. Then, in hue/saturation, selectively saturate some colors and desaturate others and tweak some more. Go have a smoke and come back with fresh eyes and tweak some more. Finally get it to where you like it and post it only to find out it isn't quite right. I know at some point I copied and pasted one version onto another with color blend mode. Tweak a little by hand.

    That's about it. If this were a real job there is more I would have liked to have done.:bigthumb:
     

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