First landscape with new OM-D

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by RichardZ, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. RichardZ

    RichardZ New to Mu-43

    Oct 9, 2012
    Recently decided to get back into photography after several years, sold my old Canon gear and got an OM-D.

    This is my first post here, so consider this a test (grin).


    This is the Coosawattee River near Ellijay Georgia USA. Please comment.
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  2. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Very nice shot! Jpeg or raw?
  3. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Great shot of a very nice scene. Welcome to the forum!
  4. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Beautiful shot!Welcome to the forum!
  5. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Welcome! A very fine shot. My preference is for a slightly more saturated image, making the colors pop, but that's a personal thing. :thumbup:
  6. RichardZ

    RichardZ New to Mu-43

    Oct 9, 2012
    Thanks everyone

    This was taken in raw, OM-D with kit 12-50, processed in Lightroom 4.2.

    I'm just getting re-started in photography, trying to remember some of the Photoshop skills from years ago (grin). This time I just raised the "vibrance" in Lightroom a bit and tweaked the other controls. Does everyone think the saturation should be higher? My monitor isn't calibrated so I'm not sure I'm seeing the colors as they really are.

    Here's another one from same place, same lens and similar processing:


    I plan to re-process this one in Photoshop using L*A*B mode curves, if I can remember how. Should be able to bring up the oranges a bit more. Anyone suggest anything else?

    Thanks everyone for the comments.
  7. arch stanton

    arch stanton Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2012
    LR will do saturation for individual colours for you down in the HSL controls. Also useful for reducing the orange sodium glare in night city scenes!

    Nice shots btw, looks like a lovely place.