Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by ftslogger, Sep 4, 2006.
Why is the first one all blurry?
Its like a 8-10 second exposure...that is why it looks blurry, because the people moved, and so did the ocean and such.
buildings and mountains move in hawaaiiii!!
the buildings moved too! must have been an earthquake
There might have been some camera shake.
ya dont say?
like the second one.. though i'm quite a fan of "urbex" type shots.
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?
2nd long exposure on is far better
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.
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.
Colonel Panic, out of curiosity, do you mind going over what you did to the image to get it like that?
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.