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A weeping angel in Highgate cemetary, London. It was a sunny day and the angel was cast into shadow, but the overgrown ivy is all highlighted.

Camera:Canon A1
Lens:70-210mm
Recording media:Ilford 400 B&W
Title:Highgate Angel
Username:weeza weeza
Uploaded:28 Aug 2004 - 1:44 PM
Tags:General
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jonty500
jonty500  10126 forum posts
28 Aug 2004 - 1:45 PM

very grainy scan, was a iso 400 necessary?

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akh e2 Member 101142 forum postsakh vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2004 - 2:06 PM

Under exposed, very grainy, and out of focus. Is this just a small part of a larger image?
Tony

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weeza
weeza  10 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2004 - 10:58 AM

I know! I am looking at the photo itself and it is sharper and not grainy so it has scanned that way. I don't know how to improve it in PS so any suggestions would be welcome. I did crop it slightly down the side to centre the angel more. Would a slower shutter speed have given the face more light?
Any advice would be good... thanks!

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shane
shane  10 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2004 - 7:45 PM

Hello Louisa.

Did you use flash, directional flash would light the area where needed. You can work wonders in P.S. I think your prob is in the scanning. Was the original print Glossy or Mat? If it was Mat scanning is made extremely hard as it picks up all the bobbles on the paper. I always use Glossy print for scanning. Try using despeckle and remove dust and scratches... To Lighten, the 'Dodge tool is great.

I hope this helps a little. If you need more help you can call me at 1.50 per minute.

Love Shane

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weeza
weeza  10 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2004 - 10:53 AM

Thanks Shane. It was a glossy photo I scanned in. I didn't use a flash mainly because I only have a flash gun and didn't want to carry it around London with me all day! I am completely new to PS and so don't know how to do anything but cropping and borders Smile Will certainly look at the dodge tool though. Will certainly NOT be calling your extortionate phone line!!
Smile

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