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Rower_CPU
Aug 21, 2004, 02:16 PM
Previous installments:
Photography (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=40091)
Photography II (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=46799)
Photography III (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=48068)
Photography IV (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=48725)
Photography V (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?threadid=49449)
Photography VI (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=49982)
Photography VII (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid= 51459)
Photography VIII (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid= 53223)
Photography IX (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=765339)
Photography X (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=65425)
Photography XI (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=72068)

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Welcome to the twelfth in the long line of photography threads. The loose theme will be contrast, but as usual, this is merely a guide and not a requirement.

Have fun. :)

Rower_CPU
Aug 21, 2004, 03:17 PM
I'll get things started with a portrait of my wife I shot in Hawaii.

OutThere
Aug 21, 2004, 03:35 PM
Here are a few I shot a couple months back...

http://img30.exs.cx/img30/2121/2_IMG_2018.jpg


http://img30.exs.cx/img30/5371/2_IMG_2020.jpg


http://img30.exs.cx/img30/1740/2_IMG_2028.jpg

:)

BakedBeans
Aug 21, 2004, 03:39 PM
I'll get things started with a portrait of my wife I shot in Hawaii.

your maried to nadia? ;)

Chip NoVaMac
Aug 21, 2004, 04:33 PM

stoid
Aug 21, 2004, 04:52 PM
My apartment, the rainy day that I moved in earlier this year in May.

evil_santa
Aug 21, 2004, 05:18 PM
I love contrast, i usualy go over the top with it when doing color corrections.
This shot is right out the camera with no photoshop other than resizing.
http://homepage.mac.com/editbox/images/contrast_1.jpg

what i love about this shot is the ground look black then you can see the fence which is even darker. :D

zync
Aug 21, 2004, 05:34 PM
I'll post up the gist of that article after work tonight....for now I gotta get something up here to subscribe me again :)

Rower_CPU
Aug 22, 2004, 01:34 AM
your maried to nadia? ;)

Which Nadia do you think she looks like?

BakedBeans
Aug 22, 2004, 01:51 AM
Which Nadia do you think she looks like?

she is a much better looking version of a big brother contestant... it was only a (bad) joke...

Rower_CPU
Aug 22, 2004, 01:57 AM
she is a much better looking version of a big brother contestant... it was only a (bad) joke...

Heh, had to Google that one - my wife's hair is quite a bit longer (though it doesn't really show in that picture) but the curliness sure is similar...

zync
Aug 22, 2004, 01:58 AM
OK, the technique is for hand-tinted looking photos so if you want it to not look hand tinted use a different blend mode and don't apply a blur otherwise basically do as follows:

1. Use Channel Mixer to desat as an adjustment layer make sure to check monochrome!

2. Make a duplicate of the original image and put it to the top of the layer stack with a blend mode of soft light.

3. Gaussian Blur to give it that hand tinted look. Use a radius of 10 pixels or so unless your image is small.

4. Choose blending options from the Layer Style menu at the bottom of the layers palette.

5. Drag the top left slider in the "blend if" box to somewhere around 50, then hold option and drag the left half of that slider to 10.

You can probably use a normal blending mode to achieve the non-hand-tinted effect. Play around with the last step. It's what's used to determine what gets color or not. In other words, a dark range is blended in with the previous layers so you don't get color on those areas. The only thing here is that if you want to specifically highlight something it'll be difficult to get exactly right with this approach, however this will make it much easier to get the color out from around the object so you can simply use a layer mask as I said and not have to worry about cutting out the object. Hope this all makes sense I paraphrased and applied it to what you guys wanted to do...

belair
Aug 22, 2004, 04:31 AM
No photoshop here neither.
The light lines behind the cars were created by another car passing by and since it was a long shutter time it came out pretty cool.
:cool:

zync
Aug 22, 2004, 06:29 AM
No photoshop here neither.
The light lines behind the cars were created by another car passing by and since it was a long shutter time it came out pretty cool.
:cool:

Yay! Another long exposure person! I'd say you should look at my pics but they're about 5 threads back since I've been so busy. You can check out my site though...and for the rest of you who still remember it, my blog has been redesigned. Should be more useable too. Just remember: work in progress! I have a lot of new ideas that are going to take some thinking through but they SHOULD be done by the end of the week, or the end of my third semester starting this week :). This includes an RSS feed (which I don't find so useful except between sites, or for actual news sites). I saw a comment somewhere where a person ONLY visits sites with feeds. That doesn't even make sense.

Capt Underpants
Aug 22, 2004, 10:10 AM
I haven't posted in a photography thread in.... forever....
Here's the only one I saw that hadn't been posted before.

Zenith
Aug 22, 2004, 10:26 AM
Here's seven pictures from me:

http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast1.jpg

A shot from Cuba. A Swedish and a native girl. Too bad the original is a bit blurred. Looks good when cropped like this.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast2.jpg

Another shot from Cuba with a Norwegian girl and an old native lady.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast3.jpg

Cuba again. Here's a Norwegian guy in an old taxi.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast4.jpg

This is the Church of Nidaros in my current hometown in Norway, Trondheim. It was a nice sunny day in May.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast5.jpg

This is a shot from Lisbon in Portugal.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast6.jpg

Another shot from Portugal, but this is something completely different. Yep, you guessed right! It's the guts of a G5! Photo is taken through one hole in the cheese grater front.


http://www.teamg5.com/img/div/contrast7.jpg

And lastly, a shot by my dad from Budapest, Hungary. The quality difference between a Nikon Coolpix and a Digital EOS is even quite noticeable on these resolutions as well.

Chip NoVaMac
Aug 22, 2004, 11:25 AM
I haven't posted in a photography thread in.... forever....
Here's the only one I saw that hadn't been posted before.

Welcome to another first time poster. My post here was the first time in this type of thread.

Great first post.

BakedBeans
Aug 22, 2004, 12:28 PM
can someone remind me how to get pictures in without attachment thing...

i never can remember...


but for the meantime you can find a picture here ( http://homepage.mac.com/algodden/PhotoAlbum10.html)

JDar
Aug 22, 2004, 07:25 PM
Cobwebs can be hard to record but the sunlight was shining through cracks, lighting the webby things well.

Capt Underpants
Aug 22, 2004, 07:49 PM
can someone remind me how to get pictures in without attachment thing...

i never can remember...


but for the meantime you can find a picture here ( http://homepage.mac.com/algodden/PhotoAlbum10.html)

URL

I think that's it....

virividox
Aug 22, 2004, 09:22 PM

virividox
Aug 22, 2004, 09:24 PM
2

BakedBeans
Aug 23, 2004, 02:59 AM
when doing the [img] thing how do you resize your images... i put mine up at the full 6million pixels... which isnt very nice for the 56k users... anyone?

p.s im going to stonehendge today (live just down the road now) so i will try to get some good shots down there

5300cs
Aug 23, 2004, 05:39 AM
Base of the Eiger in Switzerland

(taken with an S2 Pro)

5300cs
Aug 23, 2004, 05:45 AM
Grindelwald, Switzerland

(taken with an S2 Pro)

brap
Aug 30, 2004, 12:36 PM
All from Infest 2004 - gallery here (http://brap.fotopic.net/c273299.html).
--
http://images2.fotopic.net/?iid=yfcbq1&outx=800&oq=0
UK electroclash band Action directe.
--
http://images1.fotopic.net/?iid=yfcbqf&outx=800&oq=0
German futurepop band Plastic.
--
http://images1.fotopic.net/?iid=yfcbqi&outx=800&oq=0
German electro band Spetsnaz.

Wish I had a camera with a fast enough shutter to attempt anything other than blurry atmospherics...

bousozoku
Aug 31, 2004, 07:17 PM
Atlas V rocket exhaust today.

LimeiBook86
Aug 31, 2004, 09:17 PM
Atlas V rocket exhaust today.

very cool ;)

Here's mine: http://homepage.mac.com/ibook238/PhotoAlbum35.html

Can't upload them all... hehe

EDIT: Oh contrast :eek: well look at the last pic on that page - it shows the lit-up theme park and then the dark cold sand

ocellnuri
Aug 31, 2004, 09:49 PM
It's not going to win any awards, but I enjoy the 'contrast'.

I did this photo for a head-to-head comparison of the two products.

MacMumm
Aug 31, 2004, 10:43 PM
Here is a shot I took while on vacation last week. It was taken in a place called Lava Canyon, just a few miles south east of Mt. St. Helens. I thought the contrast of the rocks and the water was fun. :)

MacManDan
Sep 1, 2004, 12:14 AM
First time I've posted to a photography thread ...

self-portrait taken a week and a half ago at my girlfriends house .. 'red white and blue'

http://mexbox.mit.edu/images/endofsummer_nc/DSC02353.JPG

Sony DSC-V1 67mm, f/3.2, 3 sec @ ISO 100 (35mm equiv)

MacBandit
Sep 1, 2004, 12:19 AM
Here is a shot I took while on vacation last week. It was taken in a place called Lava Canyon, just a few miles south east of Mt. St. Helens. I thought the contrast of the rocks and the water was fun. :)

Hmm I've been all over Mount St. Helens but can't say I recall that location do you have more photos?

MacManDan
Sep 1, 2004, 12:20 AM
Here are a few I shot a couple months back...
:)

Very nice! I think my favorite is #2. Great lighting.

MacMumm
Sep 1, 2004, 01:20 AM
Hmm I've been all over Mount St. Helens but can't say I recall that location do you have more photos?

The only photo I have found so far is named "Lava Canyon" on my web site:

homepage.mac.com/mumme

It is in the "Mountain Trip 2004" section. I will look and see if I can find some more, I took way too many photos that day!

The canyon is quite close to St. Helens, you have to drive up the south east side to get there, and then park and hike in some. It was the best place I found near St. Helens, but the rain got me towards the end!

MacMumm
Sep 1, 2004, 01:28 AM
Hmm I've been all over Mount St. Helens but can't say I recall that location do you have more photos?

Ok, so you got me curious, and I thought I would post a couple more of that area...

BakedBeans
Sep 1, 2004, 02:34 AM
still trying to resize inline images

Spizzo
Sep 1, 2004, 03:15 AM
A few I've shot. First one in Maine, next two are Blarney, Ireland. The last is a bridge in the Baltic Sea, i think it was in Denmark...one of the longest bridges in the world.

BakedBeans
Sep 1, 2004, 09:00 AM
and now that i have sorted my little resizing problems....

http://homepage.mac.com/algodden/.Pictures/Contrast%20(1).jpg

zync
Sep 1, 2004, 10:06 AM
First time I've posted to a photography thread ...

self-portrait taken a week and a half ago at my girlfriends house .. 'red white and blue'

Sony DSC-V1 67mm, f/3.2, 3 sec @ ISO 100 (35mm equiv)

Nice Shot! I like the way you selectively desaturated since it's so subtle. The darkness makes you really want to see what you look like. Cool.

If I get time — and if Safari doesn't quit again while I preview my post — I'll try to post some of the pics of the storm that rolled in last night. I'd post them now but I have no way to transfer them. The storm was cool. It was layered, looking sort of like a black cold front with lightning under it. Sadly I only caught flashes where you could see no bolts. I did however see some and one appeared to be about a 1/16" of an inch thick from where I was, which means it was huge. Such goes the life of a lightning capital dweller.

I should've grabbed my SLR but it needed film and I need to shoot two rolls for next week's class so I didn't want to have to waste film. Plus I'd need to grab a tripod and blah blah woof woof (Jimi Hendrix quote there). Anyway it's great to be back in the darkroom again, especially since the girls outnumber the guys like 3 or 4 to 1 (two are lovers though). Don't you just love college? :)

virividox
Sep 1, 2004, 12:00 PM
i really like the red white blue portrait

BakedBeans
Sep 1, 2004, 12:58 PM
http://homepage.mac.com/algodden/.Pictures/Moon%20Shot.jpg

another one for you guys....
what do you think?

neut
Sep 2, 2004, 12:11 PM
oops, forgot to post so i would get the reminder... :(

here's another from Vancouver:
http://organech.com/images/examples/0109.jpg


i'll have to look at all these new photos later... lookin' good people :)


peace.

zync
Sep 2, 2004, 12:12 PM
Here's the storm I was talking about. I took lots of color manipulation to get it to what it looks like, but this is pretty close. It was a strange color outside, hence the red cast on the foreground. It was actually a bit more red in the foreground that is shown in the pic, but I was focusing on the color cast of the clouds which was most important. It was still a bit darker, hence they didn't soak up the red of the sunset, but "you get what you get."

http://www.gra-phix.com/img/misc/storm.jpg

zync
Sep 2, 2004, 12:21 PM
oops, forgot to post so i would get the reminder... :(

here's another from Vancouver:

i'll have to look at all these new photos later... lookin' good people :)


peace.

When I saw my inbox and you were the last reply I thought you had already neut-ized my storm pic :)

OutThere
Sep 2, 2004, 01:13 PM
http://img85.exs.cx/img85/2347/adjustedcemscale.jpg

EOS Digital Rebel;
F5.6
ISO 100
Exposure: 1/125 sec.


Lots of PS color correction... :)

neut
Sep 2, 2004, 02:58 PM
When I saw my inbox and you were the last reply I thought you had already neut-ized my storm pic :)

:D

http://organech.com/images/examples/storm-remix.jpg



peace.

Moxiemike
Sep 2, 2004, 03:23 PM
http://homepage.mac.com/moxiemike/.Pictures/DSC_4100_bw_lr.jpg

http://homepage.mac.com/moxiemike/.Pictures/stock/phipps.JPG

this one is for zync
http://homepage.mac.com/moxiemike/.Pictures/stock/road1.JPG

MacBandit
Sep 2, 2004, 11:35 PM
Ok, so you got me curious, and I thought I would post a couple more of that area...

Wow I've been missing something. I haven't been to that area. Can you give me directions?

bousozoku
Sep 7, 2004, 12:38 AM
While Frances was preparing to visit.

kjs862
Sep 10, 2004, 11:25 PM
http://image.pbase.com/u48/kjs862/upload/30915680.housec.jpg

kjs862
Sep 10, 2004, 11:26 PM
http://image.pbase.com/u38/kjs862/upload/31909071.swan3.jpg

Mudbug
Sep 10, 2004, 11:37 PM
can't remember if I've posted this before or not, but this came out of the camera like this. No PS work at all.

http://home.sport.rr.com/mrmudbug/mr/57.jpg

paxtonandrew
Sep 11, 2004, 12:51 AM
This as an accident when I was playing with my camera one night. It is of the screen connected to my G4.

BakedBeans
Sep 11, 2004, 02:07 AM
i think it might be time for a new topic mudbug what do you think?

Mudbug
Sep 11, 2004, 01:59 PM
i think it might be time for a new topic mudbug what do you think?

nah - we usually close 'em down after 200 or so posts, then start a new one. Besides, this one has only been open for a week or two (ok, maybe 3 weeks) so we'll give it a little longer. But as I've said before, the topic is just a suggestion - there can be photos of anything in here, as long as you think they're worth other people seeing.

Mudbug
Sep 11, 2004, 03:21 PM
This should make everyone happy - besides, I kinda agreed. :)

Photography XIII - Anything Goes