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Re: Local contrast plugins

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  • Juergen Schrader
    The contrast is ok, but I can t help, there is some unhealthy looking yellowish cast in the picture. Monitor is freshly calibrated ;) Cheers Jürgen
    Message 1 of 12 , Apr 26, 2009
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      The contrast is ok, but I can't help, there is some unhealthy looking yellowish cast in the picture. Monitor is freshly calibrated ;)

      Cheers
      Jürgen

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "panovrx" <panovrx@...> wrote:
      >
      > I am big fan of local contrast plugins -- ie. those that people use to get the pseudo-hdr look beloved of many Flickr photographers.
      > http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/
      > But usually I just use mild amounts to get a bit of punch back into contrasty scenes that Ive flattened too much by various tone compression manoeuvres. I have been using Image Skill's Magic Enhancer Pro for a while which I like and I have tried earlier versions of Lucis Pro
      > http://www.imageskill.com/magicenhancer/magicenhancer.html
      > https://www.lucispro.com/
      > but I think the new king of local contrast filters is the new Topaz Adjust v.3filter which I have been trying lately.
      > http://www.topazlabs.com/adjust/
      > There are memory issues with this with large 16bit files but 8 bit seems ok. This seems to have many more controls and more possibilities
      > than the others.
      >
      > Here is a pano (full screen Quicktime) I shot today using Topaz Adjust at the end to add snap -- you can see it in the extra detail in the foliage especially.
      > This is 5 shots with 5D MkII/Nikkor 10.5mm at 1/2500th (on a spinner) at 500ISO at f4.5, 2 EVs extracted and stitched separately then merged with PTGui/Enfuse.
      >
      > http://www.mediavr.com/anzac09.htm
      >
      > Peter M
      >
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