Daily Photos - Part 13

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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby bumclouds » 06 May 2012, 00:45

First of all I would like to say I'm a shitty photographer and all I have is the camera built into my iPhone 3G. I just whip out my phone whenever I see something good.

Something outside the Grand Hotel today:
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Reading a book on rainy day, on a mountain lookout in Xindian.
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As the sun was setting, and I saw some passenger jet flying overhead, and the sunset was catching its smoke trail. It made me miss home a lot.
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Abacus » 06 May 2012, 01:22

One thing you can do is use a simple program to add contrast to your photos. It was part of the windows photo viewer on my netbook (Windows Vista IIRC).

Here's a photo from my new apt. I started moving a little today. I was actually standing on my bed platform with a tripod.

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Meishu Bridge, Kaohsiung, Taiwan by abacus07, on Flickr
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Abacus » 06 May 2012, 01:40

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not my photo - a processing example by abacus07, on Flickr

I used a different program (GIMP - free but a little complicated) and only adjusted the contrast, brightness and lightness of your photo quickly. Your original was overexposed so I darkened the photo (using contrast, brightness and lightness) which makes the dragon stand out more. for other photos you can adjust the saturation (brighter colors) or slightly adjust the hue (changes the color). these are all available in the most basic photo editing software that is probably already on your computer.
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby bumclouds » 06 May 2012, 02:01

Thanks Abacus!

I use Ubuntu every day at work. I'll download GIMP and give it a whirl.
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby grandfeller » 06 May 2012, 04:17

Steviebike wrote:Image

If you want to see more of my pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevefu/

That's awesome. I spend futile time in the gym trying to get trim. This guy's ripped from doing real work.
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Battery9 » 06 May 2012, 07:49

yeah, changing contrast is awesome, many phones have an 'edit' option while you are viewing your photos, just crop a little, change the contrast...and you've got yourself a much better pic
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby cfimages » 06 May 2012, 08:47

Abacus wrote:Image
not my photo - a processing example by abacus07, on Flickr

I used a different program (GIMP - free but a little complicated) and only adjusted the contrast, brightness and lightness of your photo quickly. Your original was overexposed so I darkened the photo (using contrast, brightness and lightness) which makes the dragon stand out more. for other photos you can adjust the saturation (brighter colors) or slightly adjust the hue (changes the color). these are all available in the most basic photo editing software that is probably already on your computer.


Nice job on the processing but the original wasn't overexposed, it was pretty much spot on. :D
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Battery9 » 06 May 2012, 23:53

went to Ximen to hang with my friends today :)

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my friend doing tricks
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bought this camera second hand...love this function it has :)
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Steviebike » 06 May 2012, 23:56

Love it Battery9! Good to see something different. You have a flkr account? Want to see more!
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Re: Daily Photos - Part 13

Postby Icon » 07 May 2012, 00:03

Oh, yeah, battery 9, those pictures rule! :thumbsup:
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