Discussion in 'Photojournalism & Sports Gallery' started by manicmike, Aug 17, 2010.
And he's only 17.
Nice panning and composition! I've never tried any motorsports other than motocross which is considerably slower than this. I don't know that I could pull off panning shots like this.
I love the concentration in his eyes! Probably a good thing that he is concentrating.
Did you use a high pass filter to sharpen this? It looks like it may have been overdone just a tad or the opacity might be a little too high. Or maybe it's just due to compression for the web. Anyway, it looks good!
Thanks for sharing,
Yeah, my first step in post was a high pass filter. I think I may have had the opacity 5-10% higher than it should have been.
Thanks for the comment, I've been working pretty hard to improve.
I have a hard time using the high pass filter to sharpen images. I either unerdo it or overdo it all the time it seems. It's very tricky to get right IMO.
If you have the PSD file still just drop the opacity a little. You are using Overlay as blending mode too, correct? That's what I have always read to use.
Weird how you can tell the high pass from just an oversharpened image.
Keep up the great work! BTW - I bet it would still look great as a print.
I actually use vivid light for the blending mode, between 40-60%, depends on the image. I also do a couple other things to get the effect I want.
Maybe I'll have to give that a try. Everything I've read recommends using Overlay but hey, I'm up to learn new tricks! :thumbup:
Has it been cropped, too tight for me
I think I cropped a little off the right side. But if the crop is the worst thing, coming from you, I'm ok with that.
Are you going to reprocess it because i may have more to say just letting you off this time
Nope no more Topaz for me. :lmao: Actually trying to learn how to process now.
I do as little as possible to mine sharpening action from FM
what is this guys name? does he race ama?
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