Old 02-24-2006, 12:09 AM   #1
Drewster
Senior Member
 
Drewster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 147
Default any way to make it lighter, and still look good?

is there any way to make this lighter and still look good and not exposed?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=217521
Drewster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2006, 03:34 AM   #2
bnsf sammy
Senior Member
 
bnsf sammy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 638
Default

I'm not seeing it. For one, you have an interesting angle that only shows the front and it is kinda on a hill. More important though, that bridge to the right casts a huge shadow on the locomotie creating a backlight that won't change if lightened. This is just my opinion of course, but I don't know if this will make it into the database.
__________________
BNSF SAMMY
Click Here to view my photos at RailPictures.Net!
bnsf sammy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2006, 03:09 PM   #3
MichaelJ
The Photo Journalist
 
MichaelJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Sydney, NSW
Posts: 630
Default

The D-Lighting HS feature in Nikon PictureProject has worked wonders for me. It lightens up entire images without making them look overexposed/washed out. Failing that, see what Adobe Photoshop CS2 can do for you!
__________________
My portfolio at RailPictures.Net!
My portfolio at Flickr!

The views expressed in this reply are personal and do not represent the views or policy of my employer.
MichaelJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.