Fall colors, fall view of Lily Rock, Idyllwild, CA
Fall day looking toward Lily Rock, Idyllwild, CA
Yes, it is so important to resize before you apply sharpening. Here are two more examples from Idyllwild, CA on a fall morning.
Meadow View II
Big topic. Learning how to use Nik Sharpening tools. Here’s an image already posted, but this time properly? sharpened for viewing on the web. Critical move is to size it for web viewing. Otherwise things can get crazy. Here, I think, they work.
It’s a rare day when the smog clears away, but when it does it provides a beautiful view looking down onto the Banning Pass below Mt. San Gagornio. Image taken from road up to Mt. San Jacinto. This is five images stitched together; lens a Minolta 24mm lens on X-Pro1.
B and W
Cactus after rain
It doesn’t come often, but it did yesterday, a subtle gray sky everywhere. And cold. Really cold.
After fire bark reveals fur interior in b and w
After fire bark reveals fur interior
Rule of thirds exemplified in b and w
Rule of thirds exemplified
Classic look of Joshua Tree National Park in b and w
Classic look of Joshua Tree National Park
Here are three images, two that are new, viewed in b and w and in color. Same but different experiences. I really like the rule of third sample, the look and feel of it makes me think film image, from the days of old. True?