Re: Local contrast plugins
- The contrast is ok, but I can't help, there is some unhealthy looking yellowish cast in the picture. Monitor is freshly calibrated ;)
--- 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.
> 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
> but I think the new king of local contrast filters is the new Topaz Adjust v.3filter which I have been trying lately.
> 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.
> Peter M