Old 10-12-2012, 12:47 AM   #26
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HDR type shots are allowed too it seems.

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Looks like a typical night time, time exposure shot where the subject is being lit by artificial lighting. While it may be juiced a tad, nothing about that image looks like an HDR-type of a shot to me.
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:55 AM   #27
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This guy's highlights sliders goes to 11!
It's the Chase Gunnoe setting!!! Fake colors and all!
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:58 AM   #28
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Say, what's with all the noise in the sky in this shot? ISO 100, too:

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This is what happens with just about every thread where someone brings up a picture they find fault with. Someone either calls out Chase or asks if the photographer in questions moved to Candyland.
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I'm changing it up a bit, Joe. I brought in another shot to dissect.
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Say, what's with all the noise in the sky in this shot? ISO 100, too:

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To be honest, this is a shot I saw and wanted to bring it here and ask a question: Do we really need another roster shot of a heritage unit here?
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Say, what's with all the noise in the sky in this shot? ISO 100, too:

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Stop whining...here's one with less noise *and* ISO 160 (taken two years prior)!

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As for the original photo that started this thread...looks like a cross between being Dewitz'd and Hicks'd! Sorry, couldn't help myself...
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Looks like a typical night time, time exposure shot where the subject is being lit by artificial lighting. While it may be juiced a tad, nothing about that image looks like an HDR-type of a shot to me.
Let me digress, it is a single exposure processed like an HDR.

The sky and the saturated sides of the train are the clue.

They don't match the vegetation and the lower part of the image.

Easy to create with some masking (single exposure HDR) but I don't see how you are going to get there with just the standard sliders.
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Say, what's with all the noise in the sky in this shot? ISO 100, too:

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The camera is a 12 MP point and shoot with a built in lens.

http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-came...-33966385.html

My guess is this image was heavily cropped (cause he can't mount a telephoto) and then expanded which is why the sky is so pixelated.

And, the photographer didn't know how to select the sky separately and use the grain tool, or the moire tool to flatten out the sky.


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To be honest, this is a shot I saw and wanted to bring it here and ask a question: Do we really need another roster shot of a heritage unit here?

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Oh, but it is ok to look at endless images of NS heritage units?

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You mad that I took that photo with a point and shoot?

Actually that's not the main reason. Yes i'll admit, the sky is grainy, as is what happens in post processing. I have no idea why it does that, and I cant use whatever the hell kind of tools you mentioned because hey, not all of us can afford the editor of the gods, Photoshop. And to he honest with you, I didn't expect it to get on, but it did.

As to the original shot, it literally hurt my eyes looking at how sharp it was. Thats all.
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Stop whining...here's one with less noise *and* ISO 160 (taken two years prior)!
160 ISO? Who selects 160 ISO on a sunny day?

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Let me digress, it is a single exposure processed like an HDR.

The sky and the saturated sides of the train are the clue.

They don't match the vegetation and the lower part of the image.

Easy to create with some masking (single exposure HDR) but I don't see how you are going to get there with just the standard sliders.
I was saying it didn't look like HDR or even an image processed like HDR. It just looks like your typical night shot illuminated with artificial lighting and slightly juiced. And I'm not sure masking is the definition of "single exposure HDR."

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You mad, bro, that I took that photo with a point and shoot?
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Actually that's not the main reason. Yes i'll admit, the sky is grainy, as is what happens in post processing. I have no idea why it does that, and I cant use whatever the hell kind of tools you mentioned because hey, not all of us can afford the editor of the gods, Photoshop.
Whoa now, fella, I was just wondering why there was so much noise in a 100 ISO sunny day shot (which really has nothing to do with how you edit the shot or what editing software you use).
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That is true, at ISO 100 there should be no grain unless the image was greatly expanded.

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.....I was saying it didn't look like HDR or even an image processed like HDR. It just looks like your typical night shot illuminated with artificial lighting and slightly juiced. And I'm not sure masking is the definition of "single exposure HDR."

I say that because there is no consensus as to what an HDR is, unless there are merged images.

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I say that because there is no consensus as to what an HDR is...
There's not? There has been a consensus for me since early 2006 when I first discovered the site in the following link:

http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tut...amic-range.htm
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160 ISO? Who selects 160 ISO on a sunny day?
Me. So when I think an image has been stolen, if it's ISO 160, I know it's mine.

The Canon PnSs I've used can take incredible photos, but sometimes there's a ridongulous amount of noise in the sky. Even at ISO 80, this shot had crazy noise:
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Me. So when I think an image has been stolen, if it's ISO 160, I know it's mine.
Hey, that's a good idea!
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Processing brought it out is my guess. Lot of halos along the top of the body.
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Okay while we're on to, "Why accept this" shots. How about a picture of a road #?

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Top photo if no one noticed. I'd rather look at pics that look like illustrations.
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I actually find that number shot interesting, just read the caption. Groundbreaking? No.
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I actually find that number shot interesting, just read the caption. Groundbreaking? No.
I don't really find the story that interesting. Lol.
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Going back to the original topic of this thread, if not the original picture, I see the latest contribution from Gary Knapp is looking remarkably like a photograph!

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I don't really find the story that interesting. Lol.
Well I guess that sucks for you doesnt it.
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