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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Interesting. Google says the Guppy flew some wings for Airbus, but obviously not the A380, my mix up

    Nice photos on your flickr btw, added you as a contact


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo
    my a55 shoots great video in 1080i

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    Exclamation Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by redddraggon View Post
    I don't see it either, the last one is far too red and the worst of the three
    Quote Originally Posted by mmh View Post
    agreed, far too red.
    well i guess you need to spend some money on decent displays..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    well i guess you need to spend some money on decent displays..
    Bobster which colour space do you work in ?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruggerbugger View Post
    Interesting. Google says the Guppy flew some wings for Airbus, but obviously not the A380, my mix up

    Nice photos on your flickr btw, added you as a contact
    Just found this in my pictures folder, shame it was taken with a iPhone instead of an SLR. Just over a year ago I worked right next to the runway.


    Beluga (iPhone) 2 by redddraggon, on Flickr
    Last edited by redddraggon; 22-11-2010 at 09:30 AM.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    That is just the strangest looking thing.

    Another from the weekend. Trying a bit of HDR using a mix of 4 or 5 in Photomatix.


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Another lovely one kushti!

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    well i guess you need to spend some money on decent displays..
    I could see the cyan colour cast on both the originals, and I can see the red-tint on Bobsters attempt to remove it. In Bobster's attempt the guy on he right looks okay, but the tuba-thing on the left in the foreground is pink.

    But my screen is also crap (for photo editing).

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by stavroshamster View Post
    Another lovely one kushti!



    I could see the cyan colour cast on both the originals, and I can see the red-tint on Bobsters attempt to remove it. In Bobster's attempt the guy on he right looks okay, but the tuba-thing on the left in the foreground is pink.

    But my screen is also crap (for photo editing).
    Agreed. The tuba and also the sideburn on the guy on the left are both pink. I do think it's the best of the three though.

    *edit* How about this?


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    747-200 at Bruntingthorpe. Expensive bits sold off unfortunately



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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo
    my a55 shoots great video in 1080i

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    Quote Originally Posted by stavroshamster View Post
    Another lovely one kushti!



    I could see the cyan colour cast on both the originals, and I can see the red-tint on Bobsters attempt to remove it. In Bobster's attempt the guy on he right looks okay, but the tuba-thing on the left in the foreground is pink.

    But my screen is also crap (for photo editing).
    the cast is from the guys Red Jacket

    nice sudo HDR Rugger

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by htid View Post

    *edit* How about this?
    Looks spot on now!

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    the cast is from the guys Red Jacket

    nice sudo HDR Rugger
    Thanks It wasn't what I was aiming for originally, but I got back more of the sky than I thought I could and the rest followed from there. Made what I could from a dull, grey cold day

    Anyway, here's the cockpit of the Super Guppy I was in on Sunday!

    Last edited by Ruggerbugger; 23-11-2010 at 10:11 PM.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo
    my a55 shoots great video in 1080i

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    HDR is some way of increasing contrast or making dark things have more colour?
    I know what it stands for but that's not quite answering my question. How is it achieved, weaving together more than 1 photo?
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    HDR is some way of increasing contrast or making dark things have more colour?
    I know what it stands for but that's not quite answering my question. How is it achieved, weaving together more than 1 photo?
    As far as I understand it, you take a range of photos (or one and use bracketing) at different exposures and then combine them. Obviously you need to use a tripod and use manual focusing so that the only thing changing between each photo is the exposure. Never tried it myself though, so not sure what you do once you have the series of photos.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    HDR is some way of increasing contrast or making dark things have more colour?
    I know what it stands for but that's not quite answering my question. How is it achieved, weaving together more than 1 photo?
    Depends which definition you use Technically it should just be capturing more dynamic range than normal, and using some kind of HDR device to display it as well. In more common usage it's capturing more dynamic range (for example taking a series of photos at different exposures) and then compressing it back down again so it can be displayed normally. The point of doing the compression yourself is that you can choose which bits to compress or not. The result is that you get details in the extremes that you wouldn't otherwise have been able to capture on the sensor.

    You can also (and cameras in fact often do) alter the tone curve even within a single exposure, so you can darken the light bits, lighten the dark bits etc. which increases the contrast and makes images look more punchy.

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    Re: Photo-a-day



    I don't think it's too bad for my iPhone, I was pretty chuffed.

    Taken on Sunday at around 5pm.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    I don't think it's too bad for my iPhone, I was pretty chuffed.

    Taken on Sunday at around 5pm.
    Yeah it's nice, next time kick the rucksack and junk out of frame! (Could also do with levelling in PP)

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