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Forum: Looking for improvement 24th February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By SteveJ
Re: Leaves (1)

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs4S07E5NC0R7pVuzBJ0e8Q

http://www.youtube.com/user/PhotoGavin/featured

Hello Susan,

Above are two links to Youtube Channels that may be of some help to you....
Forum: Looking for improvement 24th February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By sponner
Re: Leaves (1)

Just to show that your highlights are not completely blown I toned down the highlights and upped the shadows in Lightroom, there is plenty of extra detail in both, this allows you to get the contrast...
Forum: Looking for improvement 24th February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By sponner
Re: Leaves (1)

I don't have an em5 but I am sure you can try this.

When taking a shot the rear screen shows a preview, you can set this so that it blinks on areas of blown highlights and completely black...
Forum: Looking for improvement 23rd February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By Kami
Re: Leaves (1)

I see you have an EM5 :-)

Perhaps underexpose slightly (-0.3EV) and you'll lose fewer highlights.

With the shot you've taken, there are too many greys, I'd say, in this final version on our...
Forum: Looking for improvement 23rd February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By brianvickers
Re: Leaves (1)

I like high contrast black and white and I like this……...if its what you intended then everything is fine…its an artistic expression after all not a technical illustration.
I totally agree with the...
Forum: Looking for improvement 23rd February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By alfbranch
Re: Leaves (1)

Having looked at the image rather than having blown highlights it is rather low in contrast and no has real whites. The original shot may have had blown highlights which may be recoverable if shot in...
Forum: Looking for improvement 23rd February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By SteveJ
Re: Leaves (1)

As an image i like it. As getting the exposure correct it's a little tricky as you have very dark shadows as well very light areas. If you shoot RAW files and then have a go at editing them in...
Forum: Looking for improvement 23rd February 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By Imageryone
Re: Leaves (1)

There are two terms which cover this, Susan

Overexposure: which technically is caused by an incorrect exposure

or

Blown Highlight : which is more [ in my mind] to do with editing.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Chevvyf1
Re: First Pictures with Digital

Susan, Welcome to a great friendly forum full of knowledgeable and skilled people :)
and MEGA C o n g r a t u l a t i o n 's ! on joining the Digital Age of Photography :)
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: First Pictures with Digital

That's a very good, extensive list there Tom. I was a bit slow at thinking of adding some of those, but you have excelled here! :D

EDIT:
I notice the two that I would start with aren't listed, so...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By tomphotofx
Re: First Pictures with Digital

Welcome to the forum Susan, we are a very friendly bunch here, very helpful as well. You have chosen a brilliant camera capable of delivering results that will amaze you. You've hit the ground...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By sapper
Re: First Pictures with Digital

Hi Sue. Be careful when taking as many as you like, you then have to spend years in from of computer editing:D
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By DanH56
Re: First Pictures with Digital

Hello Sue,

You have a cracking first digital camera, I am envious. Keep posting, the folk on here will come up with plenty of useful comments.
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Phill D
Re: First Pictures with Digital

Susan welcome to the forum. I can't see your images though, did you forget to add them to your post? Easy done I've done that before too. You can just edit the post and still add them in up to 24...
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