Scarboro Bluffs

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  1. Bynx

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    This is 3 shots HDR with some added Topaz. Does it still qualify as an HDR?

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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    To my mind: no. It's now a computer created image.

    I've seen photos of the Scarboro Bluffs before (by Anty and Chiller, for example), and they are photogenic enough all by themselves, if I remember right. They don't really need this. But I guess it was good fun creating this?
     
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    Yes it was fun. But here is the HDR I started with.

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    this version looks like it could use a bit of curves adjustment in PS (at least on my monitor)

    it is not usually for hdr images to need a contrast boost
     
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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Ann is right: this one looks like a normal exposure that still waits for its tweaks in post. I prefer the original to your "painting".
     
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    +1

    btw, minor point but it also *looks* a bit tilted.
     
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    I think the op just wanted to illustrate a different concept to a traditional hdr effect.
    Not sure how others would view this effect but I think it looks neat, perfect for a kids room mural throw in some animals and next thing you know we have a safari or some dinosaurs.
     
  8. Bynx

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    Provo, you mean something like this?

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    manaheim Jedi Bunnywabbit Staff Member Supporting Member

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    ^^^ LOL

    AWESOME.
     
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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    THIS is cool. NOW I really like your first version, Bynx!!! :biggrin:
     
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    Thanks LaFoto. This reminds me that sometimes we take all this too seriously and its good to just goof off once in a while.
     
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    funny, made me laugh
     

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