JetJock22
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Editing Help?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:07 am

Would anyone be willing to try their hand at editing this photo? I have read alot of stuff about different workflows and such, but I am still a novice. Some experienced help is appreciated.



Edit: Just reply on here and I can e-mail the original file. Didn't realize imageshack was so small. Sorry.

[Edited 2007-04-03 17:08:42]
 
EK20
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RE: Editing Help?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:35 am

Jeremy,

I had a look for you but I'm afraid the original is just too blurry and soft. Same goes for the Delta, and as you said the whites of the fuselage were too bright. But I did try! Better luck next time.  Smile
 
JetJock22
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RE: Editing Help?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:28 am

Quoting EK20 (Reply 1):
I had a look for you but I'm afraid the original is just too blurry and soft. Same goes for the Delta, and as you said the whites of the fuselage were too bright.

Do you have any idea what might be causing it? I am using my old tamron 75-300 lens on my 300D which i think may be the culprit, but I am still not sure. Like i said, i shoot in av mode, generally between 8.0 and 11 and i bump my exposure down a notch or two. From the spot i shot at, I do have to have my lens maxed out at the full 300mm to get a decent up close shot, so maybe thats the problem?

Frustrated.
 
prat
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RE: Editing Help?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:11 am

Quoting JetJock22 (Reply 2):
From the spot i shot at, I do have to have my lens maxed out at the full 300mm to get a decent up close shot, so maybe thats the problem?

Could very well be. Judging by the light there wasn't much there to begin with.. Taken later in the day? At 300mm you'll require a faster shutter speed to compensate for movement of your camera, as well you're likely to incur much more grain at full length than you would at say 100mm. Try stepping down your aperature as the light gets less and less, and keep an eye on your shutter speed to see that it doesn't drop to levels where blurring may occur (unless of course you're going for a panning shot!).

Keep trying and get our there and fiddle with your settings to see where you're getting the best results.

[Edited 2007-04-04 04:12:17]
 
JetJock22
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RE: Editing Help?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:20 pm

Quoting Prat (Reply 3):
Judging by the light there wasn't much there to begin with.. Taken later in the day?

You got it. took it in the evening around 7:15pm. Sun was going down, but it was still pretty high in the sky

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