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08/18/2005 03:13:32 PM · #1
Here are two post-processing options for a shot I took this week. I am still learning as far as post-processing goes, and would appreciate any feedback.

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FYI - This is the main harbour in St. John, US Virgin Islands. The island on the horizon is St. Thomas.
08/18/2005 03:23:09 PM · #2
personally I love the warmth of the 1st one! I sure wish I was there sailing to cinnamon bay! Beautiful shot BTW!
08/18/2005 03:45:09 PM · #3
first one for sure...
08/18/2005 03:47:02 PM · #4
That's my brother's harbor, LOL. The first one for sure. But the foreground in both looks a little murky; maybe do a little levels work there?

Robt.
08/18/2005 03:53:01 PM · #5
I really like the first one. It looks more natural. I like that the sunset colors the sky. I also agree with bear_music's comment on doing a little levels work on the foreground.

Very nice picture and place. Wish I could be there.

Seb
08/18/2005 03:55:01 PM · #6
Have to agree with the first posters, the first one portrays the warmth of the sunset. The second just feels a little cold.

(What were you going for?)
08/18/2005 04:16:29 PM · #7
Definitely like the first one the best.
08/18/2005 04:30:42 PM · #8
Ok I guess I will have to be the one to disagree, I prefer the cool blue colors in the second photo. I also find the dark shadows more pleasing with that color scheme. You could leave the colors as they are in the second photo and not do any levels adjustments.
08/18/2005 05:52:31 PM · #9
Thanks for the feedback. I may see what I can do with levels. If somebody wants to take a shot at it, feel free.

Thanks.
08/18/2005 06:04:58 PM · #10
I like numero uno also.
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