9/1/2013 Weekly landscape show and tell

Started Sep 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP SeaScout851 Veteran Member • Posts: 6,342
Re: 9/1/2013 Weekly landscape show and tell

A nice improvement.

Something I've found that can help in images like this is to create layers in Photoshop.  I use Photoshop Elements.  One layer has the sky.  For it I reduce the brightness just a bit. But also reduce the contrast a lot.  Then another layer contains basically the remaining part of the image.  For this layer I will often increase the contrast just a bit.

These two images demonstrate this concept.  The first is the original.  In the second I decreased the brightness of the sky around 7 or 8 and the set the contrast to something like a -75.  The remaining part of the image received a contrast increase of around 30 with a little additional saturation to help things along too.

Hope this helps. 


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