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Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

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Old 06-21-2010, 05:40 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Here's some light tinkering in Pshop
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Old 06-22-2010, 05:43 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Maybe like this feeling a bit arty!
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:59 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Separated file into tone and color components.

Could not change blown out portions of sky, but by lightening and brightening the foreground colors I was able to balance the photo a bit.
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Old 06-23-2010, 04:31 AM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Here goes my attemp. I used false profiles. Gamma 1.4 for the bottom and 2.4 for the sky. Plus Curves.
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Old 06-23-2010, 09:30 AM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Here is another look.
Golden sky.
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Old 06-23-2010, 01:29 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Here's a quick edit.
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Old 06-23-2010, 02:55 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

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Maybe like this feeling a bit arty!
Seaco, I really like the way the grass looks in your version. Can you tell me how you acheived that look?

Thanks,

Dak
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Old 06-23-2010, 02:58 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

Hi Dak

I used allsorts on the pic but the curling grass was produced with a filter Topaz Clean 2, hope this helps...
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Old 06-23-2010, 04:33 PM
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Re: Brighten Subject, Darken Sky. Need Help!

How about a sunset painting?
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:56 PM
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Nice shoot!
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