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Discussion in 'Photography, Art & Design' started by bentleya, 25 Jul 2009.

  1. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    okay everything's finally turned up for the camera but I have no idea on what or how to use lightroom to edit the images to make them better (remember these are the first photo's I've ever taken with a proper camera (be nice lol)

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  2. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    finally had a sunny day so decided to take the camera with me when I went to the chemists and take a wander on the way back. I got back home to find the GF had brought me Photolemur and Inpixio (greatest GF EVER) so ran a couple of the pictures through them.

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    And a before and after editing with Inpixio (I've never used the program before so don't expect miracles also the edit took literally 15 seconds)

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  3. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    I decided to go back out img_6297.jpg
     
  4. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    Seriously am I the only one posting in this thread?

    Anyway my reverse Macro lens adapter turned up today so I've been playing with a 300mm lens in reverse [​IMG]:)

    You can blame the poor state of the flower on the Gf. If its living and a flower she can kill it in minutes just by looking at it.

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  5. WarrenJ

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    I have been mainly doing photography for work lately but due to a few NDA's I can't post the images myself. It's also been hard to get out to photograph any landscapes over the last few weeks so my posting has been limited at best.

    You've made a good start to taking pictures. Keep going and you'll start to develop a style and a subject you prefer over others. Be that sports, wildlife, landscape or studio photography.

    Just keep on trucking!
     
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  7. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    I'm trying to get my head around post editing. I kinda like how this one came out its not the greatest of photos but running this filter on it definitely helped the finished article.

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    I'm not to sure about this one, something about the sky just seems off also its slightly out of focus.

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  8. WarrenJ

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    If you're doing landscaping shots, i would highly recommend using a tripod and reducing your ISO to 100. This will clean up a lot of image noise and will stable the photo giving a much sharper finish.

    To get the most out of your photos, I suggest shooting in RAW and taking a look at Adobe Lightroom for post processing. (Free trials last 30 days).
     
  9. IanW

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    A horizontal horizon will also work wonders for landscape work.
     
  10. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    Its pouring down with rain so I'm going no were to take picture's so heres's a shot of the kitchen sink.

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    Wonderful scenery.
     
  13. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    i've been trying my hand at some more macro photography using a different lens and I'm really no happpy with the results but I don't know if its down to the camera or my meds screwing up what I'm focusing and ruining the shot.

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  14. WarrenJ

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    To get good results with macro photography you really need to set your camera on a tripod with a high F stop, say F18 and a diffused flash.

    I have tried hand-holding macro images but always ended up with poor results. I would highly recommend First Man Photography on youtube who is well known for his macro photoragphy and has a few tutorials on how to get the best results.
     
  15. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    I went out early and literally nothing went right. Anything that could go wrong, did go wrong so I took this shot because it showed exactly how I felt at the time. Everywhere I looked something else was in the bloody way of things going right.

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    You're going to get that a LOT. Landscape photography success is highly dependent on the local conditions and over the last couple of weeks, it hasn't been the best.

    Keep it up and learn from your mistakes.
     
  17. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    Mistakes! Mistakes! Mistakes!

    How dare you :p

    I don't make mistakes. I make advanced strategic plans that are so awesome and so all encompassing that the rest of the world is unable to see them for the tactical brilliance that they are, so they don't respond in the right way and it derails the plan. It's just in this case the entire world decided not to react the way it should.

    Life would be so much simply if everyone and everything just did as I instructed them to. ;)
     
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    Lol nice i have the same problems
     
  19. Ryu_ookami

    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    I realised that if I added a Tele convertor to my 300mm I could effectively make it a 960 mm, 300*2 (the converter) * 1..6 (the camera crop) so I was messing around with the zoom lens (it was raining I was bored what can I say ,) aiming at things at random in the house (which had the added benefit of driving the other half up the wall) :p

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  20. WarrenJ

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    I bet 960mm was a handful to focus and keep your subject in-frame.

    Looks like it might be time to head outside and get some landscape shots soon!
     

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