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#21 AndreSmith

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 10:19 PM

Yikes - you put me on the spot!

So here goes in Raw Essentials:
temp 9950
Tint 39
Appearance -Outdoor normal
EC 0.52
Fil light 0
Shadow contrast 16
Highlight contrast 45
Sat -7
default JPG conversion

Resize, mild sharpening and SRGB mode conversion in Photoshop

VW6B0714_01.jpg

#22 herbko

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 10:35 PM

The problem with this one is there's enough distance between the shark and the school of small fish in the forground that the lighting is different on the two. With out doing some selection, you'll end up with either a blue shark or pink forground fish.
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#23 echeng

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Posted 20 October 2005 - 01:31 AM

Definitely not a fan of RSE, yet. I love the speed and simplicity, but the output is sort of crappy.

Herb is right. I had to tone down the reds in the fish once white balanced. Would have done a better job if I had to. ;)
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#24 mattdiver

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Posted 20 October 2005 - 04:21 AM

Here's what you get after 15s on Bibble, and a "Save for Web" in Photoshop. Less than 1min total editing time.

VW6B0714.jpg

The colours look better on the TIFF (AdobeRGB) format than on the JPEG sRGB version...

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Posted 20 October 2005 - 06:49 AM

Like your shark and water Mat! Good job. The fish in this one are definately tricky as they get redish/purple in them when you correct the water and shark.

Keith