Old 05-08-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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This photo was rejected for Bad color and bad contrast. Is there any chance since it was not rejected for cloudy at first instance? Any help on fixing it is highly appreciated. I am not sure how to go about it. Full frame has some overcast sky at the top.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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Looks to me like a small boost in saturation and contrast will improve it. Composition is very good.

As you increase the saturation, watch the river water, at a certain point the brown will pop.
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In photoshop elements I increased contrast and then went to levels and moved the midrange slider to the left, which shifts the histogram to make things brighter without blowing out the spots that are already near white (tops of cars). Perhaps I pushed the latter a bit too far, hard to say.
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Looks to me like a small boost in saturation and contrast will improve it. Composition is very good.

As you increase the saturation, watch the river water, at a certain point the brown will pop.
Thank you for the inputs. Edited as you stated.
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:43 AM   #5
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In photoshop elements I increased contrast and then went to levels and moved the midrange slider to the left, which shifts the histogram to make things brighter without blowing out the spots that are already near white (tops of cars). Perhaps I pushed the latter a bit too far, hard to say.
Thanks. I shall keep this information saved somewhere to be used when needed. Thank you again.

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