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Smokescape

By teocali
The Red Arrows at Dunsfold Wings & Wheels 2010. V1 has been simply manipulated using the Selective Colour and Hdr Toning Tools in CS5. I have deliberately increased the noise using the Hdr Tone Tool detail slider as I feel the grain adds to the force of the image. V2 is the original, just tweaked on levels.
Up for Mods if anybody wants to have a go.
Settings: F/7.1 1/640sec ISO100 AV@420mm handheld

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my last upload - always interesting and helpful to read views on two versions.

Tags: Red Systems 2010 Surrey Arrows Transport Smoke Hawk Aircraft Wheels Fighter Aeroplane Digitally manipulated August T1 Wings Arrow Dunsfold Bae Smokescape 30th Sports and action

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Comments


5 Oct 2010 11:26AM
Another best of the arrows..JT

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Shane136 13 63 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 11:39AM
Wow, really like this.. nice one

Shane
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
5 Oct 2010 11:46AM
The original's good in it's own right but I particularly like the work that you've done on V1 - very effective Sylvia!

Sarah *
5 Oct 2010 11:48AM
V1 for the impact through the tweak to levels or contrast that you've given it
Mike
arhb Plus
9 3.1k 68 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 12:03PM
Fantastic image Sylvia - I really like what you've done in V1, giving the image so much more impact and colour. Keep experimenting.
niksig 6 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 12:10PM
Fantastic shot V1 for me.
Blundez 9 3
5 Oct 2010 12:51PM
Really good images, both look like pastel paintings or drawings. Great composition its nice to see a different perspective given to the "Arrows" - Great image.

Steve
5 Oct 2010 12:52PM
V1 is fabulous - well done indeed

Chris
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
5 Oct 2010 1:51PM
V1 is very effective
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
5 Oct 2010 3:17PM
For me these are right on the button Sylvia especially V 1. I love the power and impact you have created in V1. Full of mood and atmosphere. You will have to show me how it is done oneday.
Ron
SueTurner 11 81 3 England
5 Oct 2010 3:35PM
very good pic to start with but really like your ps work

very effective, really brings out the colours and depth well
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 3:46PM
On 1st viewing I though that this had some great atmostphere and was so diffferent to the usual display shots and on reading your narrative I can see why.
Fantastic treatment.
Keith
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
5 Oct 2010 4:06PM
v1 for us its very dynamic.
VidB 7 11 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:47PM
V1 for me the PS work has given a very dramatic effect, good work
Dave
5 Oct 2010 8:52PM
Nice work Sylvia and a great comp

Jon
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
5 Oct 2010 9:19PM
Bloody Spectacular work Sylvia. Love the dramatic effect
Richard
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 9:24PM
great manipulation in V1 but a good shot before you started and thats what its all about really
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 9:29PM
Well done with v1- some super processing
Helen
5 Oct 2010 9:57PM
Capture, composition and presentation top class!
Johanna
5 Oct 2010 10:37PM
This shot has everything well done
mike
Ray42 8 3 England
6 Oct 2010 9:08AM
A superb piece of work Sylvia - the processing in v1 certainly makes the picture
Sorry for not thaking you for my award on lucky a big thank you
mike
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
7 Oct 2010 7:10PM

Quote:Sorry for not thaking you for my award on lucky a big thank you
mike



You are most welcome Mike - it is a stunning image
Sylvia
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2010 9:31PM
this is GOOD


Adrian
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
8 Oct 2010 10:54PM
Superb image, Sylvia.
Ronnie.
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2010 3:19PM
Super shot. I like the direction that #1 is moving in but the HDR seems to have introduced a green tinge to the clouds towards the top of the frame, and the noise makes the image look a little over-worked, to me. I had a go with a simple curves adjustment, a little warming of the colours and a bit of a crop, for a similar take on the shot.

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