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Ponte Vecchio

By wobblything  
The very pretty Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence

Tags: Landscape and travel Water italy bridge

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BrianSS 9 384 38 England
26 Nov 2010 9:11PM
Welcome to EPZ, I hope you enjoy your stay.

Lovely image. I have made few mods . . . . . just a few ideas.

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Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
26 Nov 2010 10:52PM
Aha! The old problem of shooting light and shadow at the same time!
There are members who are far better qualified than I who will explain how best to avoid the light and dark effect you have here.
However! I've modded it so as to shed a little light (sorry!) on the grassy bank in the foreground.
Using the magic wand I separated the dark bit and adjusted the exposure bring out some detail. Then I inversed my selection and adjusted the tone in the lighter bit.
I feathered the edge between the two by a few pixels. I'm not really happy with the join but you'll get the idea.
Finally. I sharpened the whole thing.
Hope it's OK.

27 Nov 2010 7:20AM
Wow, okay, I wish I knew as much about photo editing as you both did! My Photoshop skills are very basic but hey, I am only beginning, so there is plenty time right? Maybe something to put on my Christmas list Smile
Thank you both for your mods, both look loads better than my original which now just looks washed out!
paulbroad 9 116 1064 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 7:27PM
Quite good - well composed. Just does need that contrast boost to liven things up.


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