Having a Hard Time Post Processing

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  1. SEPhotography

    SEPhotography TPF Noob!

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    Yeah so usually post processing is the one thing I can fall back on. Now that I'm REALLY trying to do exposure and focusing to the fullest, when I get to the post processing part of the image I blank.

    I used to be able to do simple steps and keep them in my head... but again I'm blank.

    What is your usual post processing steps?

    I used to do Defog, Levels, Color, and then any sharpening and tweaking...but it seems that I can't quite get any of it right anymore.

    What do you usually do? Do you keep it uniform for every photo? Do you have your own little cheat sheet?

    Thanks!
     
  2. The_Traveler

    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    What is defog?

    I do white balance, exposure, levels, curves - all in raw.
     
  3. WDodd

    WDodd TPF Noob!

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    Same here :thumbup:. I don't like to do too much though. (I'm lazy)
     
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    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Every image worth something gets tweaked to absolute perfection. I use Lightroom which makes white balance saturation of a selected colour, curves, lighting etc all very handy.
     
  5. Jon, The Elder

    Jon, The Elder TPF Noob!

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    What changed in your workflow?

    Even with the same settings, each images has subtle changes and so 'batching' seldom works for all your shots.
     

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