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lovely looking landscape photo like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Jestertheclown 9 7.7k 252 England
10 Nov 2012 8:33PM
The sky's beaten your camera's ability to meter correctly here Liz.
Because the sky's so bright and the foreground is so dark, it's metered to compromise between the two.
In an ideal world, you'd take one shot of the sky, correctly metered and another of the foreground, also correctly metered, then combine the two 'good' bits in PS.
But you can't do that now, so what I suggest you do instead, is to use the shadows/highlights tool on the entire image, to breathe some life into the foreground, which is where all the interest is, and crop most, or at least, a lot of, the sky, which isn't very interesting at all.
I think I'm right in saying that you're using Elements (?) and I'm guessing that it has a version of the shadows/highlights tool. Failing that, you can get a reasonable result using levels or curves, they're just not as accurate.
Hope this helps.

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
11 Nov 2012 1:18AM
Bren is spot on (as usual !!) whit aboot the rule of turds Wink lol good advice

Jestertheclown 9 7.7k 252 England
11 Nov 2012 12:25PM

Quote:whit aboot the rule of turds Wink

. . . you mean there is one ? !
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
11 Nov 2012 3:06PM
Yup if you are a scatologist like mysel Wink

Jestertheclown 9 7.7k 252 England
11 Nov 2012 6:47PM
Yeah, I'd forgotten that.

Actually, I'm looking for a job.
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 5:10PM
what a beautiful landscape great shot SmileSmile

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