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Old 04-07-2005, 08:24 AM
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Had a bit of time, so had a go with your picture. As I said earlier, can't do too much with the motion blur, so I've tried to make the blurred rider the feature of this image.
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Old 04-08-2005, 07:54 AM
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I couldn't agree more with Gary

Originally Posted by Gary Richardson
Most sharpening in PS and other image editing software is done by edge contrast enhancement, and this will only remedy very small focus problems.
....and if you overdo the sharpening you might get all kind of haloes etc ...

I call this method 'fighting fire with fire' ....

When I can't sharpen part of an image I'd like to enhance as I'd like to, I just blur and lightly desaturate everything else around it ....
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Old 04-08-2005, 04:57 PM
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Flora - you are so clever! I never would have thought of that.
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Old 06-11-2005, 07:59 AM
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A nice shot, as Gary said. I would rather bear this small imperfection than spoiling it with manipulative techniques. However I did give it a try. It did bring back certain features to an extent but the beauty was completely lost.
I used AstraImage and one of its filters, Van Cittert. Did play with the setting for quite a while before getting one acceptable result.
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Old 06-11-2005, 10:01 PM
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Thanks for the efforts and comments guys.
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