B&W Field.

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  1. cs02rm0

    cs02rm0 TPF Noob!

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    Would appreciate any feedback. Also I tried using an unsharp mask after I scaled the size down - does anyone know how to adjust the radius/amount/threshold for it so the effect isn't quite so strong?

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  2. *Bob*

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    Hi
    nice composition on this shot.
    The contrast does seem a little high to me but It depends on what you were trying to achieve.The highlights do seem a bit burnt out especially the sky but that may be because of the high contrast setting.
    Unsharp mask is a great tool but it can be over used.There is a fine line between enhancing the image and making it look unatural.There is far to much info to put here.
    Try this link for a good brief explanation, and most of all just play around with it and experiment.

    http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips/unsharp-mask.html
     
  3. 'Daniel'

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    Yeah, I'd say there is too much contrast but not by alot. A little less would look better. Nice composition though. And its not all bland like it could be with a field where there are few high and lowlights.
     
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    i like the framing of the shot with the leaves, i wish there were a few more on the top edge... i'm new to PS so your question is still beyond me, sorry!
     
  5. Middlemarch

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    I like the framing, too. The b/w works well here, giving it a stark feeling. I also think the blacks are too black. However, I love haybales (!) so I'm digging this...
     
  6. cs02rm0

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    Thanks guys, useful link Bob. The colour's pretty much pure white even in the original colour photo, so there wasn't much I could do about that.

    I agree about the contrast, though I can't make my mind up whether it's under-cooked in this one or not... definately highlights the degree of contrast in the other one though.

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    I find it cool.
     
  8. *Bob*

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    I much prefer the second image.A nice range of tones from black to white, nice work!
     
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    I completely agree.
     

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