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User currently offlineSkihigh2002 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 315 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1759 times:

Hi everyone,

Today I spent some time at a local airshow taking some shots with my digital camera and now I'm ready to make them look better. What do you guys do to make these shots look so perfect? I have Adobe Photoshop 7 on my computer if that helps. My pictures tend to be a little dark and a little grainy even in the best lighting situations. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks so much.

Chris Carnett

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User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3950 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1737 times:

Well, there are several things you can do. Keep in mind, I am not a pro, I only got 153 pics in the database at the moment. Here's my workflow -

Play with curves. Make it lighter/darker, depending on the situation.

Sharpen by using unsarp mask - that gives me best results. Play with settings for the best result.

Crop/resize/save with minimum jpeg compression.

Upload.

Have fun!  Smile

Alex.



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User currently offlineLuchtzak From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 468 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1658 times:

Chris,

here are some very handy tips:

http://www.luchtzak.be/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=133

greetings,

luchtzak


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