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Offline Jasii

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Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« on: January 14, 2014, 02:12:20 PM »
Dear friends!

This sunrise shot at the Pong Dam is of special interest  as the mountains in the background have a very large expanse of open fields in the front. so unlike what we see in Dharamsala.The pic has had the foreground cropped as it did not have anything of interest and I wanted the lit up sky as the focal point, also I wanted to create a panorama effect.
Ps. I guess the tilt is OK in this pic :)

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Offline dashillol

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Re: Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 03:02:09 PM »
Jasiiji, very good attempt. But the limitation of any camera is what we can see through our eyes, can not be seen by the lens. I am sure the foreground had much more light than in the photo. To circumvent the issue, you can use active D-lighting or HDR (in jpeg mode) to bring out more details of the FG.

It was a sheer pleasure to talk to you too.  :D
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Re: Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2014, 03:27:24 PM »
you can use active D-lighting or HDR (in jpeg mode) to bring out more details of the FG.


Thank you Hillol ji, How do I do that?

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Re: Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 02:00:29 PM »
Jasiiji, these two are typical Nikon features. I am attaching few links here for you to absorb the matter.

http://digital-photography-school.com/what-is-canons-auto-lighting-optimizer

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/35128334

It is basically a tool to balance out the lighting in a high contrast situation. Where both parts (highlight and shadows) are properly exposed, close to get a photo as a human eye sees that.  :)
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Re: Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 08:18:08 PM »
Jasii Ji, after a bit of touchup etc., you would probably want to print this one large and hang on the wall. I liked the layered composition.

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Re: Sunrise @ Pong Dam
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 10:43:41 PM »
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