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#1 gravity

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Posted 17 November 2009 - 02:40 PM

Here are two versions of the same photo.

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Any suggestions for using lightroom to help the sharks stand out better against the background? Thanks,

#2 JvA

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 06:48 AM

Any suggestions for using lightroom to help the sharks stand out better against the background? Thanks,

You could try the clarity slider, and perhaps add some contrast using the curves sliders after increasing the exposure maybe about half a stop. For anything more effective I'd say you need something like Photoshop, with more flexibility.

#3 bvanant

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 02:47 PM

Here are two versions of the same photo.

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Any suggestions for using lightroom to help the sharks stand out better against the background? Thanks,

Here is one attempt with simple auto correction in lightroom
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#4 Steve Williams

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 07:28 PM

Hi Lucas,
I tried everything I could think of and can't come up with one I like. Bill's is the best I could do. I think maybe you'll need to go back and get a tad closer if they'll let you. It must have been a wonderful sight. I'll bet the image in your mind is much better anyway. Your website is looking great by the way.

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