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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:23 pm 
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This photo went through iPhoto's "auto improve" function.

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This next one, taken a while ago, seems a bit dull in comparison. No post-processing.

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While I am still opposed to post-processing as a matter of principle, I do have to admit it can make a photo look better. On the other hand, the second one seems more natural to me. What do you think?

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Hi luis,

Any chance of posting the first one together with the original (same scale and crop) side by side so we can do a direct comparison? As we now have 1024 px to play with there's just enough room..

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I can't recover the original for the first one, but here's the second one.

On the right, you can see the auto improvement.

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Hehe, I remember the Aphex "aural exciter" in the haydays of analog recording.
Now we have the iPhoto "ophthalmic exciter" :D :D :D
Looks good on my monitor.
Are you going to try it on all your photos as standard, Luis?

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That looks like some good post-processing. The second one is noticeably more interesting and pleasing to my mind and eyes.

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I like the processed one better too...
It's much brighter and more colourful.

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It looks good to me! Certainly makes the image "pop".

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