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Old 10th July 2014
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Since I'm back home these months I decided to have a look around on what I can shoot. I managed to get on the roof of a small house and took this picture near sunset.

I'm not exactly happy with it. Yes there has been some edit in terms of contrast and increasing the shadow exposure(?). What I don't like is the glow on the right hand side just above the buildings in front of the mountains.

Any tips?
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Re: Cyprus

You need to be careful with shadows and highlights adjustments. As a by product they create halos where light and dark areas meet (usually around trees or mountains).

I use shadows and highlights in Elements frequently, but I try to stay below 10% on both sliders. That makes for a very mild effect but it keeps the halos under control.

Look, I'm an old man. I shouldn't be expected to put up with this.

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