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Tone-mapped holiday snaps in AP

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I was at Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire, UK, a couple of days ago and took a few photos. This pic is from two photos taken with very different exposures, as I wanted to see what I could do a a tone-mapping job. I cranked up the tm and the local contrast all the way and increased the vibrance to exaggerate the colours. The dark patch in the middle of the sky is an artefact of the processing; I decided to leave it that way rather  than even it out.

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These are the originals. I haven't edited them at all, just converted them to jpegs direct from the raws.

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Nearly forgot: I created a bit of vignetting on the sides and bottom by painting black onto a pixel layer. The bright tone was distracting from the 'meat' of the image.

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An interesting result. I cannot say it appeals to me, but to each his own.

 

What were the exposure values for the two images? They were clearly very different, much further apart than in typical HRD image spacing.

 

John


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On 08/03/2018 at 6:22 PM, John Rostron said:

What were the exposure values for the two images?

The first one was 1/100s f/13 ISO 100 and the second 1/13s f/32 ISO 1600, John. I normally shoot with aperture priority, and I had the ISO set to auto. It was a sunny day, and I was behind some bushes with trees behind me partly blocking the light. (I've often thought I ought to keep notes (especially when I used to use film), but what I really need is a roadie.)

 

It's not really to my taste either, to be honest; the novelty wears off pretty quickly. It was a spur-of-the-moment notion to make two extreme exposures, and it looked a bit dreary with no local contrast at all.

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