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Title: Clinging to SurvivalNikon        D70s
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IndonesiaWild Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 3 N: 38] (102)

out of the blue...
out of the blue...
IndonesiaWild Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 3 N: 38] (102) [2007-03-25 23:57:03]
Steve (LordPotty) admirably confessed that this image was looking blue--something that had bugged me as well since posting.

Am I allowed to workshop my own photo??

Anyway, in curves I took down blue highlights then lifted RGB highlights while holding down the darker bits. Then added a bit of saturation to this densely shaded scene. I think this is an improvement--thanks Steve!

This was a "grab shot" captured on my Nikon D70 while my Fuji S2 was anchored down to the 500/f4 monster. In general, I find it a challenge to get nice colors out of that D70. Especially in shady conditions--merely warming up color temperature leads to a sepia-toned muddiness, I find. The Fuji, on the other hand, gives Velvia-like colors in all conditions, including shade. D200 is better than the D70, but still not Fuji-colored. I'll now tackle this issue in a forum.

To be continued...
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