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Fanie

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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2015, 23:37:32 »
Yes!, we are getting there, much better than my version.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2015, 07:35:52 »
Fanie, I used two exposures and blended - so the sky was mostly done in ACR.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2015, 17:16:07 »
Fanie ... Really good stuff. Your images drew me into the photos and I felt I was there. Well done. (Elsa's sky really enhances the image.)
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2015, 17:59:59 »
What a superb roadtrip! Really well captured! Very nice PP colors and framing, only nit pick is when the horizon is not level in captures like the falls and the pano crop.

Makes it look out of balance...

Nice rescue by Elsa on the back lit shot!
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2015, 22:23:03 »
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A superb serie. All pictures are really nice.

I like the baobabs  (both pictures) one with sunset and next one.

The last one is well done with the tiny human elements giving a big plus to this pic. It leans slightly to the right, tough.

Thank you for sharing, Francis.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2015, 14:56:22 »
Thanks Eric, those two photos were indeed very slanted, duly corrected, although the haze in the Vic falls photo has me battling to pick a line.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2015, 17:25:21 »
Definitely an improvement, especially for the last image.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #22 on: August 10, 2015, 11:20:34 »
Thanks for reposting the edit! Looks much better :)
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #23 on: August 10, 2015, 11:23:11 »
BTW, it's not so much' picking a line' to straighten from, it's more about the balance in the image. For a lot of images a slanting horizon looks quite good!

It's just in the first one the water should more or less fall directly towards the center of earth... ;)
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #24 on: August 10, 2015, 16:22:39 »
I could not resist doing some editing  ;D



2 graduated filters in ACR, one for the sky , one for the ground
1 b&w layer blended in luminosity mode
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #25 on: August 10, 2015, 17:28:44 »
Wow, thanks Armando, that's a great rendition, love it.
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