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Great pamastro 2005-04-14 23:42

The title is perfect for this photograph. The large water and the lonely boat steering out into it creates a vast and infinte feel. The light of this time of day also helps create that infinite feel. And it's almost like thos mountains are a mirage on the horizon that can never be reached. The textures, contrast and colors are very good. Nicely done.

What kind of post processing have you done here? I have been working on a couple of photographs, though hazier than this, that have been giving me trouble with all the water in it when I try to clear up the haze. I have been playing with levels but have been having a hard time getting it just right.

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Old 04-16-2005, 05:21 PM
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Hi Paul,

Thanks for your comments. To make the forefont more prominant (assuming the haze blurs the background) I followed the following steps for my landscape photos:
1. Increase gamma to get a brighter image
2. Lower brightness to reduce the overexposes sky
3. I further refine the shot by reducing the hightlights
4. Increase contrast slightly
5. Boost saturation, if needed

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Tai
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Old 04-18-2005, 08:10 AM
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Thanks for the info, Tai. I'll have to try mixing some of that in and see if I can get my image to work well.

Best regards

Paul
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