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A bit of sharpening and contrast on the face will up that from belter to cracker.

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A bit of sharpening and contrast on the face will up that from belter to cracker.

ok

 

he reminds me of Paul Whitehouse in an aviva ad

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what do you reckon Dave?

 

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Now that's more like it.

 

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Now that's more like it.

 

:victory:

it's a puzzle to me

the pictures should be sharp anyway.

I can understand contrast being an issue as in darkroom photography you would use different grades of paper.

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Your focus was slightly off the face, resulting in the face being slightly soft compared to the parts closest to the lens.

 

Also you have to be aware of the fact that converting to JPG will soften the image and therefore it will need sharpening.

 

Digital tends to be captured in a one size fits all manner, this results in a tendency to lose mid-tone contrast. This is why people shoot in RAW as the image can be better adjusted in its RAW format for highlight and shadow exposures much more easily than in JPG.

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Your focus was slightly off the face, resulting in the face being slightly soft compared to the parts closest to the lens.

 

Also you have to be aware of the fact that converting to JPG will soften the image and therefore it will need sharpening.

 

Digital tends to be captured in a one size fits all manner, this results in a tendency to lose mid-tone contrast. This is why people shoot in RAW as the image can be better adjusted in its RAW format for highlight and shadow exposures much more easily than in JPG.

I thought I was using raw. It says that on my camera.

I don't like mucking about too much. It smacks of trying to make a bad picture good. I know what I want when I take the picture.

 

I've never enjoyed my photography as much since I got into digital. 

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I thought I was using raw. It says that on my camera.

I don't like mucking about too much. It smacks of trying to make a bad picture good. I know what I want when I take the picture.

 

I've never enjoyed my photography as much since I got into digital. 

 

Yes, your camera will be shooting in RAW, however to get the image on here it needs to be converted to JPG.

 

JPG is what is known as a 'lossy' format. When something is saved in JPG the image is compressed to reduce the file size. You will have started with something like a 16Mb RAW file and that had an image size something like 5,000 pixels x 3,000 pixels.

 

That has been reduced to a 680 x 1200 file of 130k. The result is that detail is lost in the process, the missing bytes mean the image becomes 'softer'. The usual thing to do following the conversion process is to sharpen the image to restore detail.

 

If you continually save a jpg image it will become visibly degraded as every time you save it the process is repeated. Therefore its best to work in a none 'lossy' format such as TIF until editing is completed. Then when ready re-size your image to the optimum for what you are doing with it. Convert to JPG, sharpen and then save.

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Yes, your camera will be shooting in RAW, however to get the image on here it needs to be converted to JPG.

 

JPG is what is known as a 'lossy' format. When something is saved in JPG the image is compressed to reduce the file size. You will have started with something like a 16Mb RAW file and that had an image size something like 5,000 pixels x 3,000 pixels.

 

That has been reduced to a 680 x 1200 file of 130k. The result is that detail is lost in the process, the missing bytes mean the image becomes 'softer'. The usual thing to do following the conversion process is to sharpen the image to restore detail.

 

If you continually save a jpg image it will become visibly degraded as every time you save it the process is repeated. Therefore its best to work in a none 'lossy' format such as TIF until editing is completed. Then when ready re-size your image to the optimum for what you are doing with it. Convert to JPG, sharpen and then save.

thanks Dave

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Any chance you can point the camera the other way, I want to see just how stylish the office space is.

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Any chance you can point the camera the other way, I want to see just how stylish the office space is.

Ill make it a priority next time I'm walking up the Headrow.

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First couple of shots from my 3 weeks in Peru - taken at the Ballestas Islands (aka the mini Gallapagos).

 

15458029051_cdee83641d_c.jpgBallestas Islands Penguins by 77gazza, on Flickr

 

15274623387_4349f8df6b_c.jpgBallestas Islands Humboldt Penguins by 77gazza, on Flickr

 

15458063761_faa6843e59_c.jpgBallestas Islands Seals by 77gazza, on Flickr

the third one's a brut. LOve the textures.

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the third one's a brut. LOve the textures.

Cheers. 2000+ images to plough through from the 3 weeks, so I'd suspect I'll add a few more as I get round to it!

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Cheers. 2000+ images to plough through from the 3 weeks, so I'd suspect I'll add a few more as I get round to it!

I meant beaut by the way.

 

It'll take you ages and you'll keep on returning to and rediscovering them

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Cheers. 2000+ images to plough through from the 3 weeks, so I'd suspect I'll add a few more as I get round to it!

 

Three weeks?  I bet your dog was starving when you got back.

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Three weeks?  I bet your dog was starving when you got back.

No, but that cats were trying to move in next door.

 

A bit of natural symmetry.

 

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Awful pointing.

To be brutally honest, the roofing wasn't up to much either.

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To be brutally honest, the roofing wasn't up to much either.

Like the old Post Office Road bogs!!!

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Like the old Post Office Road bogs!!!

 

I bet they don't have the same stench as the POR bogs

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