1st post! Hibiscus at the Safari - please C&C

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  1. Raizels

    Raizels TPF Noob!

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    My cameras are both basically point and shoot. This was Cannon PowerShot A400.

    The image is cropped, but otherwise not edited.


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  2. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Aren't Hibiscus wonderful flowers? You captured it nicely.
    But this photo WANTS to go through post and at least get it's contrasts upped a bit.
     
  3. Raizels

    Raizels TPF Noob!

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    'kay... bit scary, thank god for "save as"....

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  4. Josh220

    Josh220 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    If you allow us permission to give it a go we can give it a few tweaks for you :D
     
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    Nice photo. Although, the stamen is blown out in both pictures.

    I do love the Hibiscus.
     
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    Be my guest - tweak away - as long as I know what you did for future reference (learning!)

    Is it possible to correct the blown - out parts?
     
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    If you have the RAW, it is likely.
     
  8. Raizels

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    er, please excuse my ignorance, but what is RAW?
     
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    Compliments of Wikipedia®.

     
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    Good photo, the second one is a bit better with more contrast. I feel like I want to see more of the greenery on the left side instead of the right, since that is the way the flower is facing.
     
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    More like this?

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  12. Josh220

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    Since it is a JPEG all of the data in the blown out stamen is lost; can't fix that.

    Here's a few minor tweaks compared to the original:

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