Critiques Please I am trying to improve.

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  1. parthiv91

    parthiv91 TPF Noob!

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    Hello,

    thanks for the critiques for the last image. I have tried to improved. Here is a photo of a water droplet created by a small ball (10 mm diameter ) falling in the water.

    I wanted a unique colourful desktop image for my computer, and decided to make one myself.

    Critiques please.

    Is there a was to improve the image in PS?

    [​IMG]
     
  2. neea

    neea TPF Noob!

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    This is a very very neat picture.
    Very colorful. I like it.
    I like how all the little ball are reflected in the water drop.
    I cant think of anything to edit.
     
  3. markc

    markc TPF Noob!

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    I think it's a cool shot, especially for a desktop. The only thing I would do is boost the contrast some using the curves tool.
     
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    Sc00b3rts TPF Noob!

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    Neat shot. No edit suggestions
     
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    parthiv91 TPF Noob!

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    Hi,

    good tip. I boosted the contrast and it looks even better...

    thanks..
    [​IMG]
     
  6. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I'm only now seeing this thread and before I arrived at MarkC's reply, also I was thinking that it could do well with a slight level (or curves) adjustment to bring out the colours more and deepen the contrasts. And what do I see? You have applied it and it DOES look better now, doesn't it!

    And I have NEVER so far got "The Droplet" right. Congrats on getting it so right. What a nice desktop image you now have! :D
     
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    xfloggingkylex TPF Noob!

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    any chance of getting a higher res version of this? (say 1280x1024) so I could use it as the background on my laptop?

    its a great picture. what gear were you using and how did you rig this up?
     
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    oldnavy170 TPF Noob!

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    This is a really awesome shot. Love the water drop!
     
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    parthiv91 TPF Noob!

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    sure you can have to image at higher resolution. I can't share it through photobucket.com (which I do usually) as it crops the image automatically. Do you know a place where i can share this image uncroped??
     
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    Brilliant shot!

    The only thing I could see improving in PS is perhaps trying to rid it of some of the noise using 'despeckle'. Other than that great pic!

    What equipment did you use?
     
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    parthiv91 TPF Noob!

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    Hi,

    i used the following equipments

    Canon EOS 400D
    Tamron f2,8 17-50

    Direct sunlight + 1 mirror to have enough light for this high speed photo.

    Shutter speed was 1/2000
    Aperture f4
    ISO 400

    The ball are around 8mm dia from my sons toy. The background was my wifes T-Shirt. A 10cm glass bowl filled with water. I had the camera in my right hand and dropped the balls in the water with left hand. Took around 45-50 shots. 3-4 were good.

    that was it.
     
  12. xfloggingkylex

    xfloggingkylex TPF Noob!

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    it turned out great. I think webshots may allowed uncropped pictures, but other than that I can only think of file sharing sites. or if you'd like to email it to me my address is xfloggingkylex@gmail.com
     

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