A little munchkin

Discussion in 'People' started by Trish5, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. Trish5

    Trish5

    Mar 31, 2005
    I had the extreme pleasure of spending Christmas with ALL of my kids and my grandson this year. What a joy it was!

    I am still practicing with the SB800 and grabbed this shot of him as he played his 'pinano" for us by the fire on Christmas Eve. I used Gary Fongs photojournalist diffuser and bounced off high ceiling. Not crazy about his dark eyes and I guess I need to do a 45 angle instead??

    [​IMG]

    and here is one with my daughter and son in law:

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Trish, I hope you don't mind but I have reworked the first image just a little. The problem is not with the Gary Fong PJ diffuser but rather with your exposure. I found the image to be underexposed some and with it the attendant noise. It is a cute image and with just a little post processing work can look quite nice. Here is my rendition:

    original.

    What I did was to adjust levels a little and then relieved some of the darkness around the eyes by dodging. Lastly I ran a noise reduction program to eliminate the noise and then up sized it to 900 x 600. It still has a little halo around the image which I will guess was caused by your oversharpening due to a slightly blurry image that was caused by your slow shutter speed.
     
  3. Trish5

    Trish5

    Mar 31, 2005
    Thanks Gordon! I will play with it some more..you have given me hope for it!
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
Little niece People Jul 17, 2017
My Little Ballplayer People Jun 16, 2017
My little girl Natalie People Mar 28, 2017
Dreaming Little One People Feb 21, 2016
My munchkins :) People Nov 21, 2011