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by PietFrancke
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

thank you Frank and Steve
by PietFrancke
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: come sit on the deck with me
Replies: 17
Views: 81

Re: come sit on the deck with me

St3v3M wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:35 am
Rat snakes are really cool and helpful for keeping pests down. You're lucky to have one! S-
sigh, I am sure the blue birds and the purple martins aren't going to agree on that one!
by PietFrancke
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

Mockingbird.jpg
more play
by PietFrancke
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: birdsnack
Replies: 7
Views: 50

Re: birdsnack

Piet, I vote for #3. Great fix on the eye. And the texture on the fur is very tactile. As for the info on the PS steps, it's Greek to me. Well, I know Greek, so it's Russian. Or Chinese. But thanks anyway. I watched an Adobe intro video on PS, thinking that is the best and most sensible place for m...
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

I really enjoyed following along Piet. You turned this one from snapshot to an artistic photo one step at a time. I may have missed it, but I'm not sure about correcting color casts with curves. Did you post a link on another thread? Sounds interesting. The biggest changes you made involved getting...
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

I really enjoyed following along Piet. You turned this one from snapshot to an artistic photo one step at a time. I may have missed it, but I'm not sure about correcting color casts with curves. Did you post a link on another thread? Sounds interesting. The biggest changes you made involved getting...
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

so I worked on it a touch more,, the next step was to use screen mode to make the bird's bright areas even brighter mockScreen.jpg and then a high pass overlay on the bird's head and near wing for more punch mock high pass overlay.jpg In each step, I used a mask to selectively keep or get rid of cha...
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Re: mockingbird workflow

then missing the sunset aspect, I used Nik software to bring back some sunset.. mockNik warm sunset.jpg And then I blurred the background and sharpened the bird mockSharpen.jpg And also figured out how to take a given layer and export it (but I think the files ended up larger than they could have be...
by PietFrancke
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Image Processing
Topic: mockingbird workflow
Replies: 10
Views: 48

mockingbird workflow

got a shot of a mockingbird and wanted to see if I could improve the image. It was taken late afternoon early evening. The first image is a heavy crop of the bird. MockClip.jpg then tried to follow a tutorial using curves to remove the color casts mockColorCorrection.jpg then I played with contrast,...
by PietFrancke
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Dirty Stuff
Replies: 5
Views: 39

Re: Dirty Stuff

Wow!

Besides giving me a flashback to my younger bachelor days, I think this shot is great, great, great. I might have to go back to my old ways if I can get a shot like this in 10 years.