Too Dark??

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  1. cillie

    cillie TPF Noob!

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    Do you think it's too dark? I did under expose the photo to get the attention on the clouds.
     
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    yeah, i personally think it's too dark...i would have liked a little more detail in the castle thingy :)
     
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    It looks better if you crop away the left half of the picture, but maybe you find that would butcher the picture too much?
     
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    There is actually detail in the shadows there. You could bring it out with some photoshop skills. I can sees it I tell ya!
     
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    hope u dont mind: this is extremely quick and could use some touch-up. i adjusted the curves and rotated it a bit and after reviewing it, urs may be better :wink:
     
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  7. cillie

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    Thanks for all the reply guys. Here's another pic I took which is a bit lighter, but I still like the darker one more. Gives me that eerie feeling.

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    still too dark
     
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    With your lighter version, I see what you meant when you decided for the dark one as to focus on the clouds much rather than the castle: the sky in the lighter one is very blown out.
    On my monitor (have I EVER said before that it is old and ... not good ... [I'm all for the euphemisms this morning]) everything that is dark is TOO dark. But I know that that is my monitor.

    As to JonMikal's version: it has some thrilling element. More than the original does, I can't deny that!
    I wish I knew only HALF as much as you guys know about PhotoShop... but most of the time I'm way too lazy to even try things out... :roll:
     
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    I really like the comp of this, and the lighting on the right side, but, yes, the left side is too dark. In the lighter version, clouds very blown out and I think it looses the feeling
     
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    Did you use a polarizer?
     
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    I agree it's really dark. It also looks tilted to me...anyone else think so?
     

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