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Foggy HDR #2

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 25 October 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This was processed with Nik's new HDR Efex and used the Granny's Attic preset. The same 5 shots were used to create this photograph that were used for yesterday's photograph. The credit for the "look" goes totally to the preset.

NIKON D700 F/16.0 ISO 400 36 mm (35mm equiv.)

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Beautiful Jack! Love the mysterious atmosphere created by the fog and the upcoming sun hiding behind the tree, fantastic!

25 Oct 2010 5:22am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

I like this an almost ghostly pastel effect

25 Oct 2010 5:25am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A lovely soft dreamy look !!

25 Oct 2010 5:49am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Très beau Jack !

25 Oct 2010 5:56am

Mohamadreza from mashhad, Iran

God ... Where is here? How nice ..
Editing process is highly coordinated.
Be Eternal

25 Oct 2010 5:59am

rem_la from Villiers, France

Une atmosphere que j'aime !

25 Oct 2010 6:16am

E.B from VOUZIERS, France

Hummm... Magnifique photographie ainsi que le traitement ! j 'aime beaucoup !!!

25 Oct 2010 6:20am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like the tonality and the misty atmosphere here, very beautiful.

25 Oct 2010 6:54am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

A different tone approach than yesterday..still very lovely...atmosphere is there, looks colder/damp today..there is also the light in here that plays differently..interesting

25 Oct 2010 7:23am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I've been sitting here flicking between yesterday and today-and I guess I'm a bit boring in that I like yesterday more than today-it's strong enough to not need any processing! I'm looking forward to tomorrow to see what's in store!!

25 Oct 2010 7:49am

@CElliottUK: today's is more impacted by the preset

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

I like today's post.. excellent work.

25 Oct 2010 8:19am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

This contrasting foreground makes the shot.
Love the light in it and the dark dappled flower heads

25 Oct 2010 8:22am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I love friend ... delicious image and brilliant edition. You know that everything is very personal but this picture touched my spirit! A great work of art master Jack! Muchos besos, Adela

25 Oct 2010 8:24am

Florence from Paris, France

A lot of visual impact, color and tonal values are rich and warm, exposure and clarity are perfect Jack. An excellent work here then.

25 Oct 2010 9:04am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

An image that brings us into a fantasy world, splendid processing and compo. Good day.

25 Oct 2010 9:36am

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

Fantastic mystic feeling. well processed

25 Oct 2010 9:41am

Luis Rodrigues from Lisbon, Portugal

Wonderfull work!! Congratullations!

25 Oct 2010 9:48am

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Beautiful but I prefer yesterday.

25 Oct 2010 9:53am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Joli traitement

25 Oct 2010 11:27am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I think this version is a step up from the one posted yesterday Jack! It has a much more natural feel to it. Well done! ;-)

25 Oct 2010 11:31am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great treatment ! Love these tones.

25 Oct 2010 12:05pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Great work and atmosphere

25 Oct 2010 12:15pm

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

Je suis émerveillée ! Une magnifique atmosphère ici ! Digne des légendes de notre enfance ! Je ne me lasse pas de ton image, c'est un chef d'oeuvre ! Bises

25 Oct 2010 12:19pm

@Peggy M.: merci

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Beautiful JAck!

I love the mysterious feel. Wonderful use of HDR to express the great mood!

25 Oct 2010 1:17pm

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Lovely work Jack!

25 Oct 2010 1:28pm

Iknow from Chengdu, China

really moving shot,superb mood here!!!Cheers,man!

25 Oct 2010 1:52pm

larry from somewhere in, Singapore

Wow... very very nice processing. 5 * for me

25 Oct 2010 1:53pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Gorgeous atmosphere!

25 Oct 2010 2:37pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Another beautiful shot of the appealing atmosphere. I like how you chose a tree with the brightest light behind. Overall, a very appealing image.

25 Oct 2010 2:38pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

This one is more pinky but the atmosphere is there !

25 Oct 2010 3:21pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid 5****

25 Oct 2010 3:28pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Who! absolutely beautiful! I like this atmosphere of mystery and mist! this tone is very well chosen! Like

25 Oct 2010 4:47pm

@Mathilde Collot: It's a fun preset. Right now, I am exploring their various presets and running them up the flagpole to see who salutes.

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Beautiful image.

25 Oct 2010 5:03pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This pp is marvelous ... a soft and beautiful image.

25 Oct 2010 5:20pm

Morris Taub (momo) from Montpellier, France

pretty sweet Jack...love the feel of the place...

25 Oct 2010 5:25pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Wonderful Jack! This is realy a great shot full of textures and beautiful tones. Wonderful!!

25 Oct 2010 5:29pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Fascinating how different this is from your previous - difficult to believe it is the same original !

25 Oct 2010 6:47pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Both used the same 5 raw shots. The second photograph was processed in Nik's new HDR Efex, which has a slew of presets. I don't think that I would ever have come up with this look with the Nik preset; I say that even though you definitely could create it without a preset.

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful! I love both shot's! Congrats to you for Spotlight! Well deserved!!!!!

25 Oct 2010 7:41pm

@Wild Mustang Photography: Thank you.

Sunder from Chennai, India

Excellent shot! well processed...
love the textures and tones...

25 Oct 2010 7:43pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Interesting difference from yesterday's. Eerie shot with the fog, clouds, mist.

25 Oct 2010 8:25pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Superb processing. That mist really makes a super shot.

25 Oct 2010 9:16pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

beautiful shots with a great misty mood..very deserved spotlight !Congratulations with that!

25 Oct 2010 9:46pm

@Thea: Thank you.

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

It's just an excellent shot with the light captured in the crown of the tree. I love this processing as well. Just so special! And congrats on the Spotlight! :)

25 Oct 2010 10:22pm

@Bettina: Thank you.

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Beautiful, Jack. Absolutely beautiful.

25 Oct 2010 10:44pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful mood with the sun trying to go out from the fog.

25 Oct 2010 11:24pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Awesome shot - love the colour of the sky and the blazing sun just behind the tip of the fir. Well done on Spotlight for this great shot.

26 Oct 2010 12:50am

@kiwisa: thank you

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A real sense of "aura" is created here. Such an interesting name for a preset.

26 Oct 2010 1:37am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Stunning. Entirely different mood with this process.
This has that wild west atmosphere.
I really like it but yesterday's process won me over.
Great work on both versions, Jack.

26 Oct 2010 1:43am

joshi daniel from India

beautiful and what a mood here!

26 Oct 2010 2:07am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

brilliant dreamy and eerie feel and atmosphere! you used the fog and light to perfection here!

26 Oct 2010 2:40am

Becky from los angeles, United States

I love this. Beautiful.

26 Oct 2010 2:45am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

I like this cversion too, but to be honest I prefer the yellow shot! Congrats on the spotlight!!!

26 Oct 2010 6:54am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Superb shot ! Great processing !

26 Oct 2010 11:27am

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Beautiful! Great mood captured by the mist!

26 Oct 2010 1:08pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Granny knows here stuff! ;-)

26 Oct 2010 9:45pm

@Steve Rice: It would take me forever to come up with what you get with the presets.

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

FANTASTIC effect!! Wonderfully moody image. Fog is our friend!

27 Oct 2010 2:49am

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

I like this one the best (of the three shot on this foggy morning!) nice work!

27 Oct 2010 4:15pm

Mici from Toronto, Canada

I like this one and previous days one the most, beautiful shots

28 Oct 2010 5:35pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe atmosphère.

29 Oct 2010 9:00pm

ValterD from Rennes, France

I haven"t tried yet this one from Nik, I have all the others. Excellent job on this serie of pictures

1 Nov 2010 8:49pm

@ValterD: merci

Véro from Savoie, France

wonderful misty mood !

14 Nov 2010 5:07am