Back Modifications (3)
Views 29 Unique 19
Vote 10
Award Shortlist   

Comments


banehawi Plus
15 2.2k 4045 Canada
12 Jul 2017 8:24PM
This has some good basics, in addition to needing some adjustments, or a different approach to shooting. Without exif its hard to day.

Generally though, in a scene like this, shooting towards the bright sky, and in an auto mode with auto white balance, this would be the typical result.

So best to use Aperture mode, add +1 exposure compensation (as the camera will underexpose due to the sky) and use a daylight or fine weather white balance.


The result would be closer to the mod


Regards


Willie

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

banehawi Plus
15 2.2k 4045 Canada
12 Jul 2017 8:33PM
You cropped it nicely from the original, though the original seems to be a bit nice in terms if being less harsh/contrasty. Its also less of a blue colour cast. I will try a mod of the original
12 Jul 2017 9:18PM
Yeah, I think I'm just being a bit heavy handed when fiddling with adjustments.
banehawi Plus
15 2.2k 4045 Canada
12 Jul 2017 9:28PM
It looks like a lighter touch would be better.

Interestingly, the original has all the exif data; this means the programme you use for tweaking is removing exif by "saving for Web", so if you can disable that you will have the data in your tweaked images.

Exif says, f/11, 1/320th sec, ISO 100, Auto WB and Auto or P mode, all quite decent settings. 6/22/2017 at 6:40AM


I did a mod, basically a warmer white balance, crop and straighten, brighter in the lower half (non sky), and a slight application of sharpening. Contrast was reduced rather than increased. It looks a lot like the original, quite good!


W
12 Jul 2017 9:31PM
Yeah, that's the very original straight from the SD card. That's probably why all the daya is there.

Thanks 🙂

I have this weird habit of more colour is better.. don't know why.

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.