richardplondon

richardplondon

Lives in United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Joined on Nov 4, 2005

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  • There was a time when I used split toning quite routinely - over-used it! Yes, I then learned to keep it subtle. But then I noticed that whatever small amount was applied to a colour image, always ...
  • Buyer might justifiably get a refund, if some part of it still worked: "Item Not As Described" :D
  • Replied in thanks
    Many thanks for all responses - I appreciate your time and attention. This was a somewhat contrived comparison (deliberately so) - and as I'd hoped, drew out a good variety of viewpoints and ...
  • These are the Adobe supplied ones. PS already knows what's there, so does not check to see whether the user has added new ones. Instead, new profiles should be put inside the user files area: on ...
  • Replied in dark or light?
    Thanks for comments - the first one's composition is clearly a lot more orderly and some people respond well to that. Others prefer to see something more surprising and accidental. I've noticed ...
  • Replied in dark or light?
    Thanks: I didn't do a careful enough job clearly. Sometimes I am sure composition can be "good" or "bad", other times I worry whether chasing "good" composition will just lead to a dull sort of ...
  • Replied in dark or light?
    Thanks: to me it feels maybe more... engaged? With the light image you are standing back and looking AT the whole flower stalk, while with the dark image you are moving IN to explore details. ...
  • Thanks for responding. Is there one or the other presentation, that you personally respond to more? That's interesting - to me it was the light image which looked more like a botanical ...
  • Yes I hesitated about doing that - a bit 'contrived'? Hence request for feedback. Here's one with the actual background (a patterned glass windowpane) - the first two had translucent paper or a ...
  • Replied in dark or light?
    Thanks for responding - the lighter one is rather more like a botanical illustration perhaps. Clearer, also more "distanced". Is that a good or bad thing? No idea...!
  • "Difficult to judge" was really my deliberate point - there's no puzzle here to be solved. Just: do I have a response, or no, and how do my own usual preferences incline me?
  • Created discussion thread dark or light?
    Just as some relief from the software wars... ...here are two very different treatments (in all kinds of ways) of an orchid which has just flowered for us after languishing for a year. Thoughts? ...
  • Replied in Borderless?
    Turn off "borderless" mode in the print driver? Standard borderless printing enlarges the page content, relative to its defined sizing as seen in Photoshop. This is done for "bleed" - so that when ...
  • I don't know what kind of laptop / other equipment you have available, but it's possible to "remote cast" the live screen display from your laptop or tablet (supported by suitable app), onto a ...
  • Just checking - can you clarify whether you are using the newer Lightroom - cloud hosted storage - or the more (to many longstanding users) familiar Lightroom "Classic" - desktop hosted storage? Th ...
  • Yes - though interestingly, those arrows only operate AFAICT within a given session of using Lightroom. The menu of recent sources (folders / collections) does persist between LR sessions.
  • Also at the top left of the filmstrip, is a menu of recently visited folders (or collections).
  • That's a bit, to me, like someone complaining that he hates to diet - and being told no it's fine, eat all the bad as well as the good - you can always vomit some of it up afterwards. That surely ...
  • Just to add, for no extra cost you can also install Bridge, and try that as your front-end for accessing / classifying images. This does not use a library database of the same sort as Lightroom, ...
  • It is Lightroom's Catalog specifically, which permits Virtual Copies to operate. This is one of several ways in which Lightroom Classic, which is library-centric, differs from ACR / Bridge which ...
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Last entry Nov 8, 2010
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