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Re: Hover
In reply to David Outoffocus, 6 months ago

David Outoffocus wrote:

Hi it certainly shows the flexibility of shooting in raw. To my eyes the bokeh of the vegetation in the first shot looks fine. It is the hummingbird that is underexposed. If you could have increased selectively the exposure of the hummingbird without changing the background, I think that might have worked a little better.
Having said that I have no idea about the colours that you actually shot. Maybe the lightness of the vegetation was what was actually in the shot.

Thanks, David.  I think that with layers and masking that could be done.  The foliage is probably a bit brighter than it was, and darkening it some might be more dramatic too.  I'm a rank beginner when it comes to masks though.  Actually, just an adjustment brush might work for that matter.

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