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Sunrise:

 

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Mount Bromo in Java

 

Sunset:

 

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Brighton

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Off Muskegon. A thick morning mist hides the shorline
I love this shot, without the rod it would probably be nothing special, but with it, it's superb.

 

Mount Bromo in Java

 

Wow, awesome colours, did it look like that to the naked eye?

 

Note how much sharper the lamp post is.

 

Charlie, I've saved, into a seperate folder, the modified photos you & Steve have come up with from my prom shot. I keep flicking from one to the other - & I can't make my mind up which I prefer. One things for sure, I prefer both to the original, so I'm glad I asked & also glad you guys took time out to process the photo for me, it makes me realise what can be achieved. I shall try & achieve the same results with the original piccy tomorrow.

 

Cheers

 

Cliff

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Charlie, Curves information is here http://www.anglersnet.co.uk/forums/index.php?showtopic=56946

 

Rabster, just have a play with the curves, you'll get the idea. :)

 

Blue Marlin, your pic looks better, bigger...great shot..!

 

Well done to all, another great thread in here. :sun:


There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. - Ansel Adams

 

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Wow, awesome colours, did it look like that to the naked eye?

 

Yes, pretty much. Had to trek for an hour in the dark to get there for sunrise. All over in half an hour!

 

I love the lampost picture. Absolutely fantastic, in a class of its own :clap:

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I love this shot, without the rod it would probably be nothing special, but with it, it's superb.

Wow, awesome colours, did it look like that to the naked eye?

Charlie, I've saved, into a seperate folder, the modified photos you & Steve have come up with from my prom shot. I keep flicking from one to the other - & I can't make my mind up which I prefer. One things for sure, I prefer both to the original, so I'm glad I asked & also glad you guys took time out to process the photo for me, it makes me realise what can be achieved. I shall try & achieve the same results with the original piccy tomorrow.

 

Cheers

 

Cliff

No problem.

 

As I said, the method I use works well for me.

 

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This is how I would tweak it.

 

I would first use 'Levels'. Image, Adjustments, Levels

 

I would then use 'Hue/Saturation'. Image, Adjustments, Hue/Saturation

 

Then 'Colour Balance'. Image, Adjustments, Colour Balance

 

But not always in the above order.

 

I always finish off by seeing if 'Unsharp Mask' will add the finishing touch to my photo. Filter, Sharpen, Unsharp Mask - I use in the region of 5-50% - i.e. depending on the sharpness required.

 

I then play about with 'History' to see if I have made the right decisions.

 

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By the way, I use Photoshop 7 and Photoshop Elements 2

 

 

Charlie

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Charlie Bettell - www.esox.co.uk

Professional Pike Fishing Guide

Author: 'The Art of Lure Fishing'

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Chesil last weekend with Ziggy and John

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There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot!

 

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Charlie, Curves information is here http://www.anglersnet.co.uk/forums/index.php?showtopic=56946

 

Rabster, just have a play with the curves, you'll get the idea. :)

 

Blue Marlin, your pic looks better, bigger...great shot..!

 

Well done to all, another great thread in here. :sun:

Cheers Steve.

Charlie Bettell - www.esox.co.uk

Professional Pike Fishing Guide

Author: 'The Art of Lure Fishing'

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Cheers Steve.
Not used curves for a very long time Steve - glad you made me have another go with it.

 

It really helped me to improve the following photo:-

 

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Thanks!!!


Charlie Bettell - www.esox.co.uk

Professional Pike Fishing Guide

Author: 'The Art of Lure Fishing'

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posted this one on the sea fiishing forum.

 

looking southwest down the sound of kerrerra a few miles south of oban between christmas and new year

 

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can this be improved, i know nowt about photoshop


Unbearable, isn't it? The suffering of strangers, the agony of friends. There is a secret song at the center of the world, and its sound is like razors through flesh.

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Severus - fish on in that last pic?

 

Pretty shots of the lake.


" My choices in life were either to be a piano player in a whore house or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference!" - Harry Truman, 33rd US President

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