A bit of sepia toning.

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  1. Grandpa Ron

    Grandpa Ron No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I am not a fan of toning but this tree photo was taken of an overcast day with subdued lighting. The image lacked contrast. I tried a bit of digital enhancing for blacker blacks and whiter whites but did not like that either.

    I have had a few similar low contrast shots that looked better with sepia added, so I tried that. Perhaps it the color range of the eye but is just seem to look right.

    That made me wonder how many others work with toning b&w photos.

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  2. Derrel

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    I like "toning' B&W shots. That looks somewhat like Lightroom's "Creamtone" preset.

    In this case, I think it is a good look.
     
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    Sepia toner stinks!! :biggrin-new:
     
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    In the "olden days", we used to use sepia, selenium, and other substances to enhance our prints. Yours looks pretty good.
     
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    Mmmmm... selenium smoothies! Every dark-roomies favorite beverage! :lol:

    Agree this works very well. Nicely done.
     
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