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I upgraded. Excited slash curious for the VR lens. Actually, I'm… - Portrait of a Young Man as The Artist — LiveJournal
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abmann
I upgraded. Excited slash curious for the VR lens.
Actually, I'm most excited for the VR and bitchin' low-light performance. Clear, sharp photos indoors.

All you karaoke singers be fore-warned.

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Also: All your overture are belong to me.
Extending from Overture
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From: ex_hellocth126 Date: December 27th, 2008 03:04 am (UTC) (Link)
Okay, so what do you do to take pictures like that? Do they come out of the camera that way, or is Photoshop involved?
abmann From: abmann Date: December 27th, 2008 03:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Little bit of both. :)

Here's the original:


You can see that the building is underexposed so I could get the detail in the sky. On its own, the photo is kind of blah due to lighting restrictions. In Aperture (Apple's answer to Photoshop/Lightroom) I lightened the shadows a little, cropped the photo, added the lomo effects (vignette and lightened center) and cross-processed it.

It sounds like a lot but it took about 10 minutes.

I could have fixed the exposure issues with a flash but I rarely have it with me. Plus, I know I can fix minor exposure annoyances in post.


Edited at 2008-12-27 03:22 am (UTC)
From: ex_hellocth126 Date: December 28th, 2008 01:15 am (UTC) (Link)
Aha, thanks.
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