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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 12:56PM

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loovely image and the pier leads you into the picture very well
richardwheel 12 217 2 England
28 Nov 2008 1:04PM
I'd like to see a bit of a S-curve tweak to give the snow a bit more zing but apart from that it's lovely Jouko, great composition aswell
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
28 Nov 2008 1:04PM
Lynne beat me to it Jouko...

Beautiful. The muted colour of the snow in shadow accentuates the wonderful light in the MG and BG.

bazhutton 11 25 England
28 Nov 2008 1:12PM
Lovely light & foreground detail

digicammad 14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 1:15PM
Great contrast between the warm autumn colours and the snow. I agree with Richard about the curve, but it may be worth masking off the snowy areas first as there doesn't seem anything wrong with the rest of it.

jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
28 Nov 2008 1:21PM
Great foreground and colours, looks a beautiful spot to be in.
sneazy 13 74 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 1:43PM
Wonderful as usual.

pj12 10 Bulgaria
28 Nov 2008 1:43PM
Good colors and perspective, i like this image!
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 1:59PM
Thanks for your comments and sorry, I fell asleep Sad I must get bored to snow Wink

Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
28 Nov 2008 1:59PM
Brilliant work a must go large, superb crisp and tranquil image. Nice one Jouko
Richsr 11 91 223 England
28 Nov 2008 1:59PM
Like the tones and details you have captured Jouko - have a good weekend - Regards Richard.
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 2:02PM
Richard: Thanks for your great comment! One thing though; I have no idea, what you are meaning by that S-curve tweak?? Sad
I really am quite hopeless at Photoshop Sad As in English too...LOL...

JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 2:10PM
Ian: Masking?? I thought that was a woman thingy Wink

digicammad 14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 2:10PM

Quote:One thing though; I have no idea, what you are meaning by that S-curve tweak??

Image -> Adjustments -> Curves

The box is divided into 9 segments. The diagonal line can be dragged at any point to adjust the levels at that specific area of the dynamic range. Looking at the intersections of the lines, the lower left relates to shadows, middle is midpoint and upper right is highlights.

Click the mouse on each of the intersections, this locks the line at those points. Then gently drag the bottom left lock down and the top right one up. You will see the effect immediately, just keep playing with all three until you are happy with the result. Keep turning the preview off and back on to see the effect compared to the original.


Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 2:37PM
You live in a beautiful part of the world. You record it with a wonderful expertise.
richardwheel 12 217 2 England
28 Nov 2008 2:46PM Ian said Wink

Can you enable mods and I'l upload a version for you?
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 2:48PM
Ian: Thanks for your lesson, BUT I´m not a fast learner...LOL...I have now printed your lesson and I´m going to learn that thingy this weekend......first I have to translate it into Finnish....any change, that YOU could do that...LOL....

JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 2:53PM
Richard: Great idea! BUT think I can´t edit that mod thing any more??? With this upload...I tried, but no luck! Sad

Wooly 12 112 4 England
28 Nov 2008 3:46PM
Excellent scene Jouko.

richardwheel 12 217 2 England
28 Nov 2008 3:53PM
V3 for me Smile
49er 12 564
28 Nov 2008 3:55PM
happy to be the 30th.. Another good one.. Oh V3 for me
28 Nov 2008 4:04PM
V3 for me too, beautiful
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Nov 2008 4:13PM
Thank Richard for V3!

Cheers Richard!

28 Nov 2008 4:42PM
Great work! All three are lovely.
chris-p Plus
12 67 England
28 Nov 2008 4:53PM
V3 works a treat Jouko...
MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 5:37PM
Superb work Jouko. Trish...... Hope you get the translation sorted out so you can learn what Ian was trying to teach you, sounds hard to me, good luck.
rangerpaul 11 19 7 England
28 Nov 2008 6:34PM
The original works for me.
In awe of your snow shots Jouko. They are all superb!!
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
28 Nov 2008 7:00PM
V1 looks fine to me Jouko

IFIMAGE 10 143 Wales
28 Nov 2008 7:42PM
V3 for me great image

Gaz_H 11 150 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 7:47PM
Beautiful m8
Dinda 13 90 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 8:26PM
Fab - V1 gets my vote.
colin63 9 6 England
28 Nov 2008 8:33PM
They are all superb

chase 12 1.1k 246 England
29 Nov 2008 8:05AM
V3 for me Jouko,just has that extra little bit of something special.
Nigel_95 Plus
12 262 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 5:57PM
V3 for me Jouko, except for what has happened to the sky. If you make the curves adjustment with a curves adjustment layer, (click on the half black, half white circular symbol at the bottom of the layer pallette and select curves). Then you can add a mask (circle in a rectangle symbol) and paint black on the mask where the sky is using a soft edged brush. This prevents the curve having an effect on that area of the image. Whatever you paint on the mask is editable at any time assumimg you save the file in psd format.

User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
1 Dec 2008 8:38PM
Agree re. v3 Jouko. It is an improvement...

Can't quite visualise Nigel's suggestion (can't visualise the v1 sky in v3) but I bow to his superior PS knowledge. I will try his suggestion in a couple of mine! Wink

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