Samuel32
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Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 9:53 am

Hi there,

Can you guys tell me how the contrast is on this photo? I just got a MacBook Pro 17" and I´m not sure about the contrast and getting used to the monitor. After having a big load of shots rejected for contrast, which 4 months ago would of not been the case, I´m kinda confused. I perrsonaly find the shots way overpunched but if a.net wants it, well i got no other choice.

http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/3085/zrhimg815copyrb8.jpg

Thanks,
Sam
 
Jetfreak
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:14 am

hi, i think the picture looks a little bit pale. do you use a lens hood?
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Samuel32
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:57 am

Jetfreak, No I didn´t use a lens hood, would that help in those kind of situations? I thought the lens hood would only be usefull in situations where some sun light could shine on the glass.

Sam,
 
timdegroot
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:02 am

Needs more contrast, looking very flat at the moment

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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:27 am

Hope you don't mind. I played with it a little. Boosted the contrast.
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Jetfreak
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Sun Mar 09, 2008 12:27 pm



Quoting Samuel32 (Reply 2):
I thought the lens hood would only be usefull in situations where some sun light could shine on the glass

the lens hood protects the lens from light which is coming from the side - if there´s dust on your lens, the light from the side would be reflected by the dust and then the image would look pale. (that´s what i´ve read in a book  Smile )
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Samuel32
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:10 pm

Guys,

Hows the contrast, sharpness, and grain on the following shot?

http://img388.imageshack.us/img388/2996/zrhimg820copybv6.jpg

I did some messing around with the ICC profile. Also photoshop makes contrast look a lot punchier, I always have to edit with the "Macintosh Proof Color" setting on to get accurate contrast rendition.

Thanks,
Sam
 
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RE: Hows The Contrast One This One?

Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:01 pm



Quoting Samuel32 (Reply 6):

Looks fine to me! Beautiful shot - get that livery while you can as it is quickly being phased out.
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