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To celebrate our golden wedding we took a once in a lifetime trip over the Grand Canyon in a helicopter, fantastic.
However most shots taken from within the helicopter have picked up reflections from the wnidshield. Any hints please on how to get rid of them in photoshop.
All help appreciated
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Probably best if you upload one here for us to have a look at.
Thanks for your reply Ken.
Struggling with a new computer and unfamiliar system and could'nt upload here. Just uploaded in the main gallery.
Just managed to upload the image Ken
Quote: Polarising filter?
Doesn't work after the fact, does it - no good in post processing, only in shooting.
Its a great excuse to take another trip of a lifetime, Only this time remember the Polarising filter......
You can't take it with you.....
Well, you can't take the Grand Canyon with you, but a polarising filter is actually quite easy to take!
Paul - I am no expert but I recon the reflections here are too extensive to salvage. I know it is of no help, but the guys above are right and prevention is better than cure. Personally, I find getting the front of the lens as close the the glass as possible helps reduce the reflections. Even better is the use of a rubber lens hood - when pressed against glass it gives to allow for some curvature - aim to get the lens hood to touch the glass all the way around. Like I say - its a bugger of a tip now you are back, but put it down to a lesson learned and keep the pics as a help to retain a wonderful trip in your memory.
Try using the burn tool or the adjustment brush, but whether it works I don't know, as the reflections are strong.
In Photoshop, I'd create a multiple selection containing only the reflections and I'd feather those slightly then try levels adjustment on those areas. There are plenty of tutorial videos on selection / masking and also on levels.
Thanks Chris, Stephen and Adam for the sound advice. I am certainly be going to be busy.
Most frustrating, this is quite a common when shooting through glass.
I'm sure that I have seen, either an advert for, or a review about a sort of flexible lenshood type of a thing. The idea being that it is held up against the glass, thus avoiding any chance of refections 'spoiling' the image.
I can't remember where I saw it, can anyone out there help, especially if you have any experience using one?
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