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Re: Before and After

Post by Lisbeth » Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:53 pm

It depends on what your photos should be used for IMO

The first one is natural, the second one more dramatic. What about something in between? O**
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Re: Before and After

Post by Richprins » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:13 pm

I prefer the first one, Flutts! \O

Wildebeest are terrible regarding contrast, with their ugly black mugs! 0*\ :-0

Auto-correct works well for me mostly, on MS Office, so you can then choose?

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Re: Before and After

Post by H. erectus » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:24 pm

Fling in a B/W at high contrast Flutts, let's see<...
It's all about trial and error, till you find the right
purpose that will justify the "so called ugly shot"

I speak from the point of view such as zebra and
line drawings,....give it a shot, don't have to be old
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Re: Before and After

Post by nan » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:20 pm

I too prefer the first one, which is very beautiful ^Q^
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Re: Before and After

Post by PJL » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:42 pm

I like both shots for different reasons. Out of interest what software have you been playing with?
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Re: Before and After

Post by Mel » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:07 pm

Although I like the crispness in the second photo, I find it a bit too enhanced.
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Re: Before and After

Post by Flutterby » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:16 am

Thanks everyone. Very interesting...I find the original photo quite dull and flat with bad lighting! I also wonder how everyone's different monitors affect how we see photos. :-?
PJL wrote:I like both shots for different reasons. Out of interest what software have you been playing with?
Thanks PJL. I've been using Gimp. It is apparently similar to Photoshop (although I wouldn't know as I've never used PS), and it's free to download. ;-) I also play around with Photoscape which is also free to download.

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Re: Before and After

Post by Flutterby » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:21 am

Lisbeth wrote:It depends on what your photos should be used for IMO

The first one is natural, the second one more dramatic. What about something in between? O**
So the first one has had nothing done to it at all. In the second one I was trying to go for something more artsy. ;-)

This is probably how I would fix it if I were to use it in a TT.
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Re: Before and After

Post by Richprins » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:23 am

My PC monitor is not HD, for example... O-/

But maybe not a big deal...I just am not a fan of "manipulated" pics! --00--
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Re: Before and After

Post by Flutterby » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:24 am

No need to --00-- . I find it interesting to see what others like and don't like. \O

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