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Mu-43 Post Processing Challenge #77 (72 hours)

Discussion in 'Contests and Challenges' started by jo45800, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. jo45800

    jo45800 Mu-43 Veteran

    265
    Aug 23, 2013
    Montreal
    Hello everyone, welcome to PCC#77, Peter (Previz) the winner of the last challenge (76) asked me to take over this challenge because he will not be able to post it this time.

    Official start is at Saturday 4:00 pm GMT-5, please feel free to post your entries at any time before then too, challenge will end on Tuesday at 4:00 pm GMT-5.


    This photo was taken a few weeks ago and I think I lost some fingers taking it (it was around -10 degree C). This is the space ship of Montreal alias the olympic stadium. Taken with e-p5 and 17mm f1.8.

    PC080073.


    JPEG: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1JezFrwiStpeHp0QlZ6NEdiUFE/edit?usp=sharing

    RAW: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1JezFrwiStpUld0a011cXRJdDA/edit?usp=sharing

    The Challenger will provide any photo that he/she deems worthy of challenging other members to "improve" by way Post Processing. It must be their own photo, and taken with m4/3 equipment. "Improve" is a subjective term, and includes many creative ideas as well as traditional "fixing". The Challenger agrees that entrants may make any changes they deem fit to post in their entry.

    The winner of the previous challenge gets to post the next Challenge and serves as the judge for his/her PP challenge.

    For obvious purposes, the judge is disqualified from participating in his/her own PP challenge. Instead, he/she should post a photo to start out the challenge.

    ***** If the winner fails to post a new challenge within five days, the responsibility passes to the runner-up. *****

    At the end of the 72-hours (we don't have to be strict about 72-hours, especially with time differences depending on where you are on the globe), the judge will name a winner, a first runner-up, and a second runner-up.


    Entrants
    The Challenger's image is posted for the sole purpose of the PP Challenge; it is not posted to invite Critique or Criticism.

    Entries shall be limited to 2 per member for each Challenge.

    Entrants to post a BBCode link to the Large size image of their PP edit(s), preferably 1024px x npx, or npx x 1024px, if the original image and/or the PP edit allow for these sizes. Also a click-through to the original sized hosted edit if appropriate (but not a requirement for entry). If you post your entry to a photo-hosting site such as Flickr, Photobucket, or a Gallery, etc., please credit the original photographer to make it clear it is not your photograph; something like "Photo taken by xxxxxx over at Mu-43.com" should suffice.

    Entrants are strongly encouraged to post the settings and techniques used for their entry, however this is not a requirement for entry.

    As we all know, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. We may not all agree with the chosen winners, but the judges decision is final without adverse comment from the Entrants; the judge is encouraged (but not required) to state what criteria he used to decide on a winner.

    To make sure we don't break any Mu-43 rules/regulations, by participating in the PP Challenge you are allowing the judge to re-post your image for the sole purpose of announcing the winners in the thread.
     
  2. previz

    previz Mu-43 Veteran

    208
    Apr 8, 2011
    Slovenia
    Peter
    Thanks again to Jonathan for taking the burden from me.

    Extracted three different exposures from raw and use them for hdr manipulation (maybe there is a quicker way) and added my favorite cross process adjustment.

    12536235134_68c1599fe4_c.
     
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  3. franklim

    franklim Mu-43 Regular

    105
    May 11, 2012
    Naga City, PHILIPPINES
    Francisco
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kikoy_lim/12537154653/" title="PC080073 by kikoylim, on Flickr"> 12537154653_e2e25eb9a0_c. "800" height="602" alt="PC080073"></a>
     
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  4. szanda

    szanda Mu-43 Regular

    it's a pity previz :smile:

    rMHRndP.
     
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  5. Toddster

    Toddster Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 7, 2013
    Florida
    Todd Cleaver
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  6. previz

    previz Mu-43 Veteran

    208
    Apr 8, 2011
    Slovenia
    Peter
    Did I mention which is my favorite process?

    12542653125_28ff31c4b9_c.
     
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  7. jomerads

    jomerads Mu-43 Veteran

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    Mar 27, 2013
    Moorestown, New Jersey
    John S.
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  8. mnhoj

    mnhoj There and back again

    Dec 3, 2011
    Los Angeles
    John M
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  9. mnhoj

    mnhoj There and back again

    Dec 3, 2011
    Los Angeles
    John M
    The warp effect under the ship is perfect John.
     
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  10. Ger.mcg

    Ger.mcg Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 17, 2013
    Ireland
    Ger
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  11. perpetualjon

    perpetualjon Mu-43 Veteran

    226
    Oct 30, 2013
    Southern California
    This is a great image and I'm already thinking there are some fantastic submissions but I'm still going to give it a shot...
    mu43-post-processing-challenge-77-entry-resized.
    (Full-Size Image Link)

    --All Lightroom. Primarily tweaked the colors a bit (mainly in the blues). Also some exposure adjustments on the building and trees with the brush.
     
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  12. WhidbeyLVR

    WhidbeyLVR Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 14, 2014
    Whidbey Island
    Lyle
  13. franklim

    franklim Mu-43 Regular

    105
    May 11, 2012
    Naga City, PHILIPPINES
    Francisco
    black n white oil painting.
    [​IMG]"800" height="556" alt="untitled-080073"></a>[/IMG]

    Thank you.
     
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  14. orfeo

    orfeo Mu-43 Top Veteran

    673
    Sep 27, 2013
    FR
    <iframe src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/8795830@N03/12566019353/player/758f1fb501" height="576" width="1024" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>
    That was a hard RAW to process!
     
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  15. WhidbeyLVR

    WhidbeyLVR Mu-43 Top Veteran

    603
    Feb 14, 2014
    Whidbey Island
    Lyle
    2nd entry, a more subtle approach :rolleyes:

    PC080073X2.

    Darkened the exposure and amped saturation for drama, dodged the foreground back up, and made a slight crop. Then spent most of my time rebuilding the impression of detail into the blown highlight at the top.
     
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  16. mnhoj

    mnhoj There and back again

    Dec 3, 2011
    Los Angeles
    John M
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  17. D4rK89

    D4rK89 Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 25, 2013
    Poland
    Mateusz
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  18. orfeo

    orfeo Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 27, 2013
    FR
    2nd

    <iframe src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/8795830@N03/12581912493/player/cfc9cb1b63" height="715" width="1024" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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  19. langer318

    langer318 Mu-43 Regular

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    Sep 17, 2013
    Upstate, NY
    <iframe src="http://www.flickr.com/photos/96101062@N02/12591995803/player/" width="1024" height="768" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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  20. All the best impression have already been done...had to try something different to remain "special".

     
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