Monday, March 5, 2012

Out of the dark

Here are two more photos from the Old Lahaina Luau that I saved by using adjustments in the RAW converter before turning them into JPEGs. These are the before and after of each shot so you have something to compare to. I know how Paul likes to see the before and afters. LOL



I have been very amazed at how much you can change a RAW image in the converter without degrading the image. I have been able to "save" several images just because I shot them in RAW. These images were only adjusted in the RAW converter. The only thing I did to them in photoshop was put the frames on.



As much as I wasn't impressed by the food at the Old Lahaina Luau I can't same the same thing about the Hula Girls! LOL

10 comments:

  1. Nice saves! Color is clean and the photos crisp and well focused. The subject matter is, well lets just say, has a definate WOW factor!

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  2. The results are amazing!
    I'll try to shot in RAW next time I'm in a situation of poor light.
    Have a good new week Ron! ;-)

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  3. Well this certainly demonstrates the advantages of shooting RAW when in less than perfect lighting conditions!

    I can see that RAW would be good to use where you have backlighting issues.

    I suspect that you are right about the food / dancers thing at your Luau...

    Both very nice photographs!

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  4. wow. great illustration of why folks should shoot in raw (and i don't).

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  5. I'm not sure what RAW is but I like how you saved the pictures. Nice job. At least you liked one out of two in Old Lahaina Luau. LOL

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  6. Makes me miss my Photoshop.

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  7. These photos remind me of Angelina Jolie in Academy Awards this year! Don't love shooting RAW?

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  8. LOL Q! I didn't know you had time to watch TV!

    I love shooting in RAW and I don't think I will ever shoot in anything else.

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  9. Natural lighting no flash? Well done. Bravo!

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