My first ever HDR

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  1. prem729

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    After reading for about 3 days about the HDR processes i decided to give it a go. I have more pics, but this is the first one i processed.

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    structure by perm2008, on Flickr
     
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    Not bad for your first try. A lot better than some others who have been doing it for a while. For my taste Id use the desaturation a bit until the colors look normal. I notice also the highlights in the clouds is blown out. Not a big deal, but you asked for a critique.
     
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    The gazebo looks level, the house looks level...the world looks kinda crooked :scratch:

    It's a good shot, I like it. It just makes me feel like my mind is twisting southeastishly lol
     
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    Its funny you would say that. My friend who saw this pic said the same exact thing.
     
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    fish eye? Nahhh.. not sure.
     
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    Great work. I like a little extra saturation. It gives a good pop. I can't wait wait to see your future shots.
     
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    no fish eye
     
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    It's the trees on the left that make it look like things are running down hill. It's nice. The colors are a bit too vibrant for my taste.
     
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    I would have traded the extra grass for more clouds. Don't mind the over saturation, how close to "real" was this when it comes to vibrance?
     
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    nice processing, hdr is new to me and my first try definitely wasnt this good!
     
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    Definitely a commendable first HDR, better than many other firsts (and better than the first HDR I ever created, too... I'd prefer to forget those first HDRs of mine).

    But the blown out highlights in the clouds are kind of a problem. It's just that the entire point of HDR is maintain those types of details across a wide dynamic range. That you still have blown out highlights sort of defeats the point of the HDR processing.

    Not trying to put you down at all, really... it's a really good job considering it's your first try at HDR processing.
     
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    Thanks for the input. I got a little carried away with the tone mapping and colors that the clouds didn't really catch my eye. What do you recommend that i do to fix that mistake in the future?
     

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