Old 02-18-2013, 10:35 PM   #1
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:19 AM   #2
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It needs a levels adjustment on the dark end judging by the histrogram. If that doesn't fix it completely, then add some contrast. Looks like image quality may be a little low as well. Perhaps due to the higher iso, depending on the editing done.

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I think it looks good as is, IQ looks good to me, cant tell if theres noise or if its just snow but its good enough for that kind of weather.
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Too little. Here's what I did in CS2:

- Local Contrast Enhancement @ 10%/50.0/0
- Local Contrast Enhancement @ 10%/50.0/0 (not a typo; I did it twice)
- USM @ 75%/0.3/0
- Levels, slide black pointer toward the right

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However, I'm not sure it won't get hit with Bad Cropping as there's an awful lot of sky...
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:08 AM   #5
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It got "dark". Would that be the same as underexposed? Should I just brighten and re-submit it or perhaps the screener hit the wrong button?

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That was a very meager attempt at increasing the contrast IMO.

It still needs work (ex: make it look more similar to the example Chris gave)

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That was a very meager attempt at increasing the contrast IMO.

It still needs work (ex: make it look more similar to the example Chris gave)

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Ok. When it comes to the contrast part of the image that needs fixing, generally the contrast is the part I have to practice fixing still. Looking at Ween's quick edit, then comparing it to the original reject, I discover that the photo with the better contrast is indeed his edit.

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