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Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

Good luck if you're entering!
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

Looks OK to me so maybe John beat me to it (again!)

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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

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looks ok to me so maybe john beat me to it (again!)

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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

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How to get that EXIF?
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

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How to get that EXIF?
In LR, or a similar post processing package.

Incidentally, the sun looks rather blown in the sun, I'm not sure if it was blown at capture-time, but it might be worth pulling back the highlights slider, if possible.
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In LR, or a similar post processing package.

Incidentally, the sun looks rather blown in the sun, I'm not sure if it was blown at capture-time, but it might be worth pulling back the highlights slider, if possible.
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Olympus E-M1, OLYMPUS M.12-40mm @ 26.0, ƒ/4.5, s1/640, ISO200

It sure is over blown. Now wondering why I did not stop it down further?
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

You don't say what focal length was used, ie wide or long, but f4.5 should provide adequate DoF for the scene. To reduce the EV value, it would be better to increase the SS than to make the aperture smaller, certainly don't go smaller than f8.
However, scenes like this are extremely difficult to control with a digital camera, it's all about the DR and the straight line response of the sensor system.
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

When will this challenge be judged?
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

And need to work on January's challenge................:-)
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

Congratulations to Jon's Wilshire Starscape on winning the December competition.

Looking forward to January's challenge.......

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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

I was a bit worried when the competition started as I looked out at the sky and could not tell the difference between it and a neutral gray test card. Luckily the skies cleared in time for people to take some shots and make their entries.
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Re: Photo Challenge 91 - December Skies. Discussion Thread

Never expected that given the quality of the other entries. Thanks very much indeed all. Will get my thinking head on for the January challenge.
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