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PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:45 am 
Lorraine wrote:
but in my humble opinion, I think its brilliant having an assignment where no post processing is allowed, sorry :?


I agree! I'm looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with without the additional post processing. Good luck, all!


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I just saw Mikeroch's entry and came in here expecting to find 9 pages of praise for such a wonderful image!

Well done Mikeroch!


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Well done Mikeroch!


Indeed very well done, it's a beautiful photo. Great work!

I also like iop098's entry. I was thinking of shooting a light bulb too, at first, but I could find one with clear glass... Good idea to replace the wire with a flame!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:54 am 
alright!!! well hello everyone it was hard not being on in almost a month, but im happy with what i got...luckily last time i posted back in april i had left the iso at 100 and got called on it took the criticism as constructive and learned to bump the iso when in low...or in this case no ambient light thanks for all the help and good luck everyone...cant wait to see what this month turns up and ps love the no post idea JC...mikeroch...i hope that when i go to plan my trip to the uk i see that photo in the travel office somewhere...for everyones viewing pleasure here're some of the other ones i took from my most recent of field ventures...

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Is RAW conversion allowed? I may have missed this if it appeared somewhere in this thread.

What I mean is converting the RAW image into a JPEG, using only the camera settings which were used to capture the original image (without any alterations whatsoever). I'm asking since I stupidly captured the image in RAW and not JPEG, and to attempt the same capture again would require a 700km trip :oops:

This conversion would be on par with the same in-camera process to convert the RAW data into a JPEG, correct?

So would this be allowed?


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RAW conversion - but conversion only - is allowed. 8)

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Is RAW conversion allowed? I may have missed this if it appeared somewhere in this thread.

What I mean is converting the RAW image into a JPEG, using only the camera settings which were used to capture the original image (without any alterations whatsoever). I'm asking since I stupidly captured the image in RAW and not JPEG, and to attempt the same capture again would require a 700km trip :oops:

This conversion would be on par with the same in-camera process to convert the RAW data into a JPEG, correct?

So would this be allowed?

Yes, RAW conversion is allowed provided the converter reads and uses the same defaults as are set in the camera. If the image is loaded in your conversion software and you find yourself mousing over towards a control to allow the image to be tweaked then stop before it's too late as such an image would not be eligible. I realise this may be problematic for those with an established workflow, particularly using third party software, but "them's the rules" this month and none of us would want to gain an unfair advantage over those entries which have already been submitted.

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Thanks for the clarification Bob. That's exactly what I had in mind.

I used to shoot only in JPEG, but then I got bitten by the RAW bug :twisted:
Now it's it become my primary format... weird how quickly it happened :roll:


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Okay, I may have smooched the pooch. My entry was taking forever to download on flickr so I resized it to a smaller size. Do you guys think I should download from the camera and send it back out to flickr and redownload here. (No post processing otherwise.)

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Hmm perhaps these 2 flashguns might come in use this month.

We'll see

Great entries from everyone, even Photoj - that was indeed cheeky =D
I might do one that is totally over exposed...then show what it looked like recovered in RAW LOL =D

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DD_nVidia wrote:
Great entries from everyone, even Photoj - that was indeed cheeky =D


Even?!? Are you implying my previous entries weren't to standard? Cheek :p

Seriously though, thanks. I look forward to your overexposed entry.


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LOL!

yeah, well i might get overexposed if i set the flash to full power too =D

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:26 am 
Right, that's my submission thrown in to the ring. Have to say, I think the "no post processing" rule has resulted in me getting a better end result by forcing me to THINK and not rely on fixing the image at a later point.

Now... What am I going to photograph for the rest of June?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2008 7:20 pm 
Damn dust spots!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:

No post processing is going to cripple my entry so bad


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Damn dust spots!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:

No post processing is going to cripple my entry so bad


You could always clean your sensor beforehand...


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