"You Are The Difference!"

Things CritiqueWeaving In Black and White

Post Reply
User avatar
minniev
Mentoris Imperator
Mentoris Imperator
Posts: 4085
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:55 am
Location: Mississippi
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Weaving In Black and White

Post by minniev » Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:17 pm

My morning walk in rain and fog found this lady at work on the garden fence. There was a stream of fog suspended behind, as it was already starting to lift and dissipate. Does the fog take away or add? Should I mitigate it and if so What should I do? I know I can do more with it at home with layers.
Attachments
CFC81823-0BB4-44FA-BD81-6110A410CA26.jpeg
"God gave me photography so that I could pray with my eyes" - Dewitt Jones

User avatar
Psjunkie
Mentoris Primus
Mentoris Primus
Posts: 1930
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:20 am
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by Psjunkie » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:16 am

So do that when you get home...you have a wonderful capture here however you would like to present it...as for your questions, without your description I would not have known it was fog so it just boils down to how to treat that background...for me I wouldn't totally mitigate it as I think it adds some depth to the image. I feel sure you will play at home and come up with a suitable result.....

User avatar
minniev
Mentoris Imperator
Mentoris Imperator
Posts: 4085
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:55 am
Location: Mississippi
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by minniev » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:26 am

Psjunkie wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:16 am
So do that when you get home...you have a wonderful capture here however you would like to present it...as for your questions, without your description I would not have known it was fog so it just boils down to how to treat that background...for me I wouldn't totally mitigate it as I think it adds some depth to the image. I feel sure you will play at home and come up with a suitable result.....
Any suggestions for the mitigation, other than softening the mist (the only thing I’ve planned yet), and some selective noise control.
"God gave me photography so that I could pray with my eyes" - Dewitt Jones

User avatar
Psjunkie
Mentoris Primus
Mentoris Primus
Posts: 1930
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:20 am
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by Psjunkie » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:34 am

Really depends on how "you" want it presented minniev...the image as is, lacks much in the way of zone 0, 1, 9, or 10, having said that I don't feel all images have to have all the zones to be worthy of admiration, so it really depends on how much contrast or lack of you want to portray....I think softness could be a start..Hear I go again about muddy but you might try a touch of negative offset..

User avatar
minniev
Mentoris Imperator
Mentoris Imperator
Posts: 4085
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:55 am
Location: Mississippi
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by minniev » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:11 pm

Psjunkie wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:34 am
Really depends on how "you" want it presented minniev...the image as is, lacks much in the way of zone 0, 1, 9, or 10, having said that I don't feel all images have to have all the zones to be worthy of admiration, so it really depends on how much contrast or lack of you want to portray....I think softness could be a start..Hear I go again about muddy but you might try a touch of negative offset..
What is negative offset?
"God gave me photography so that I could pray with my eyes" - Dewitt Jones

User avatar
Psjunkie
Mentoris Primus
Mentoris Primus
Posts: 1930
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:20 am
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by Psjunkie » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:15 pm

open an exposure adjustment layer in Ps...second slider down...when you get home I guess

User avatar
Ernst-Ulrich Schafer
Key Founding Member
Key Founding Member
Posts: 1004
Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:17 pm
Location: Port Angeleeeeeeees, WA
Editing option: No, please do not edit my images
Contact:

Post by Ernst-Ulrich Schafer » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:20 pm

Overall quite nice. I'm thinking a square crop.
Today is the Day, a New Day.

User avatar
minniev
Mentoris Imperator
Mentoris Imperator
Posts: 4085
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:55 am
Location: Mississippi
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by minniev » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:34 pm

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:20 pm
Overall quite nice. I'm thinking a square crop.
Thanks Ernst, and I think you’re right about that. This is one I wanta keep, so I appreciate the suggestions. I love spiderwebs and her “quilt pattern” is a little different from the others I’ve photographed. She’s more decorative than average.
"God gave me photography so that I could pray with my eyes" - Dewitt Jones

User avatar
pop511
Mentoris Dominus
Mentoris Dominus
Posts: 563
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:29 am
Location: Sydney,Australia
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by pop511 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:05 pm

Blacks, grays, whites.
A quick test to how and where I want to go is to use "levels" slider control in P/S
Hold down the Alt button as you move the slider and it will show clipping. Move the mid_gray slider to get your over all effect between whites and blacks.
I sometimes use this as a jumping off point as it is an easy way to start.
Final picture? Well. How do you see it? Soft or more contrasty? Do one of each and let us know
Agree with Ernst.
Have fun;
ed davis

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests