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    Just a couple from today.

    Right being out taking a few pictures with my 400D that I got yesterday so bare in mind Im retardly new to this whole dslr stuff, anyway they were both taken with manual settings as I despise auto.

    And they've both been cropped and a border added and thats it, had to take a few photos just to get okish results.

    oh and there both from around shanklin beach thats in walking distance of my house.





    So any views on them.

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    My eye keep jumping back and forth between the two half of the images
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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hans Voralberg View Post
    My eye keep jumping back and forth between the two half of the images
    mine too...really like them both. The wood draws my eye, in but the Orange (life ring?) grabs it too....

    Think you've done really well.....they both look "clean" somehow

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    Yep its a life ring in the first one Zak.

    Thanks for your comments boys means alot for a first timer like me. lol.

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    I like the second one best, nice border as well

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    good start daza i'm not normally fan of frames on posted pictures but these are nice and clean, well done!
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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    nice pics... try the second on int black and white...

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    In the first one, try adjusting the saturation ever so slightly so as to really make the orange pop out. Good photos though mate.

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    Thanks guys Ill have a "play" with them in photoshop soon just getting to grips with CS2.

    Anyway another one that Im 50/50 on at the moment:



    I had it just the way I wanted then ran out of memory so lost it, then I could'nt remember how I had manually got the effect so had to do the equalizer on it.

    I also remember seeing a thread here about a few photos that were took on a railway station that were like that one and the effect is what I was going for anyone remeber what its called or where the thread is.

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    IF youre using photoshop, then this a really great digital darkroom type plugin http://www.optikvervelabs.com/. Its not that hard to use, and you can get some really great contrast effects with it.

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    i like that one... good contrast...

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    Re: Just a couple from today.

    Looks film like, remind me of Velvia, though a bit too grainy
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