Surprisingly it looks like you did very little in the way of post-processing in LR, Rob. After reading the comments on the sharpening, I was expecting the Contrast and Clarity to be adjusted as these tend to cause some ‘funkiness’ in the image sharpness.
I’ll quite often try it on images that just ‘don’t seem quite strong enough’ Diane. Sometimes it works, sometimes not. But after doing it a lot, I found that I could see the difference instantly.
Also, for ‘abstract’ type images, I’ll try combinations of reversing both horizontally and vertically. In abstract images, I find the technique to be…[Read more]
Thanx for taking the time to comment Petr.
The image itself is a cropped image of one of the soprano singers in one of my son’s opera from last summer. The opera itself was held in the foyer of the local art gallery and the window is from the souvenir store within the gallery. I managed to catch her when she was in between ‘lines’ but not p…[Read more]
Thank you Jasenka!
I have another version of the image that I had cleaned up slightly in Dfine2 to remove more of the noise but was unsure if I liked the reduced noise. I sort of liked this one better so I posted this version, partly to see if the members preferred more noise reduction.
After reading your comment, I’ll post-process the image…[Read more]
I was photographing a dress rehearsal my son’s opera company in a local community centre. The lighting was bad to say the least. It ranged from white gymnasium lighting to a any combination, or single colour of red, blue, yellow and green LED lights.
I’ve posted the original unprocessed image so you can what it was like.
Exposure: 1/250…[Read more]
I joined this one late, but I prefer Kent’s version (which is ‘almost’ this one).
As Kent did, I would remove the black band at the top as it draws my upwards. I also find I’m drawn more into the image. I also find the interaction between the sign and people stronger with Kent’s crop.
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