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kikashi
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« on: April 21, 2009, 02:08:43 PM »
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Comments welcome.

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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2009, 02:37:22 PM »
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The glow of the reflection on the water adds a good counterbalance to the sky.
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2009, 02:47:14 PM »
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Love it - great shadow details, beautiful colors, very serene.
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2009, 06:13:30 PM »
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I like the composition and the color. But your attempts to darken the sky have left halos around some of the high-contrast edges. To me this is pretty distracting.
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2009, 01:29:57 AM »
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I like the composition and the color. But your attempts to darken the sky have left halos around some of the high-contrast edges. To me this is pretty distracting.
After looking at the photo for a few minutes, the halos don't bother me anymore. Initially, I had the same reaction (ie distracting halos).
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2009, 02:03:36 AM »
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Comments welcome.

Jeremy

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I did notice the halos, but I didn't find them distracting at all.  I love the glowing sky!  I would like to see the building lightened a little, but the shadows maintain good detail as-is.  The composition works for me too.  Nice job!
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2009, 07:44:26 AM »
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Maybe I am missing something, I don't see any halo effect (circles I suppose?), other than what I would consider as rim lighting in a backlit scene- the same as I would get when shooting slide film. It is very fine image.

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« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2009, 09:14:05 AM »
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Maybe I am missing something, I don't see any halo effect (circles I suppose?), other than what I would consider as rim lighting in a backlit scene- the same as I would get when shooting slide film. It is very fine image.

JMR

I agree it's a fine image but I don't agree that the haloes are a normal effect. Look at the white haloes along the rooflines in the background. That's the giveaway. I'd back off on the clarity slider. If I really felt I had to darken the sky I'd make a selection (easy job on this one) and use the selection on a masking layer in multiply blend mode. The haloes definitely are a distraction.
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2009, 01:51:31 PM »
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I agree it's a fine image but I don't agree that the haloes are a normal effect. Look at the white haloes along the rooflines in the background. That's the giveaway. I'd back off on the clarity slider. If I really felt I had to darken the sky I'd make a selection (easy job on this one) and use the selection on a masking layer in multiply blend mode. The haloes definitely are a distraction.
Thank you all for the comments. I agree with RSL about the white halos, and will do what I can to fix them. The halo around the mosque, I felt, was what I'd expect from a severely backlit building.

The shot was actually bracketed and combined using a rather crude method. I'll play with it some more: it shouldn't be too difficult (famous last words!) to improve it. I certainly think the image merits some time and effort!

I'll report back...

Jeremy
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« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2009, 03:39:15 PM »
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I certainly think the image merits some time and effort!
Jeremy

Jeremy, I heartily agree with that sentiment. I also agree that the halo around the mosque is okay. It's close enough to natural that if the white haloes are gone the picture will work.
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