Challenge #274 in the Creative genius. series. Hosted by Frenchfx.
Challenge has finished
Show us an image you worked hard on, one that you edited a lot. Now, the kicker is, we as viewers, shouldn't be able to tell it was heavily edited. The image should look natural and free from over cooked HDR , saturation, contrast, etc. This is an open theme where anything goes, well, except tell tell signs of heavy edits.
Show full rules
phase has
62 entries
phase has
549 votes
Rosette, never fulfilled nebula.
by geo444
Click here for full size original image
2nd place
Ngc 2237, the Rosette nebula is a very difficult catch, because it's mainly emitting H-alpha rays that are blocked by camera IR-cut filter. Then, it's only visible during winter's nights with clouds, rain, wind, storm, etc. I shot maybe one hundred of long exposures. Of which 69 raw files I kept. Of which 8 only that I was able to stack together to get this fine picture just this afternoon, finally !
Submitted: Sunday, 29th August, 2021 22:41 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 22nd February, 2015
Focal length: 1000 mm
Shutter speed: 945 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 80
Notes: Ngc 2237 shots taken through an UHC filter, then stacked, then levels pushed, then sharpened...
Views: 123
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Saving ...
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote