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26 of 52 - Part 7 - Back to Basics

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26 of 52 - Part 7 - Back to Basics

12 Jan 2014 9:05PM   Views : 370 Unique : 300

Having not used my 5D for a while. decided to recharge the battery in case I feel like using it in the near future. Took out the memory card opened up PS bridge to check the contents. Low and behold there were a load of images I'd not processed from last August that I'd taken on the beach at Newbiggin. Picked out a couple that seemed worthwhile and began to give them what for in PS. The first image is which is the better is in my gallery. When using the Sigma 12-24 lens there is no facility to mount any filters to the front of the lens. To get a decent result I have to blend different exposures. Here is an example of the process.

Exposed for the foreground

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....

And then for the sky


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...... After applying a layer mask and brushing away

This was the result......

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..... After a series of adjustments using match colour and a bit

of dodging to the highlights.

I'll have to give myself a push to get an early start one of these cold mornings.

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Stuart1956 Avatar
13 Jan 2014 8:50AM
Go on, do it. Get out there!
Dave_Henderson Avatar
13 Jan 2014 9:10AM
Looks like a bag of chips at Newbiggin is on the cards today Stu. I'll wipe the dust from the bus pass.
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