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With Topaz Adaptive Exposure

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 23 February 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The original of this image first appeared on February 9. As the result of watching Tony Sweet's "Fine Art" webinar on Topaz, I went into Topaz's Adjust 5 and applied Adaptive Exposure. This feature has a Regions slider that determines how much of the photograph is affected. It really helps in separating the foreground from the background. Topaz Labs is continuing to make tremendous strides with their plug-ins.

Nikon D700 1/100 second F/9.0 ISO 400 58 mm (35mm equiv.)

ghazal khalatbari from shahsavar, Iran

سلام
صبح بخیر دوست هنرمندم

فضای مه الود

درخت ها ..

سبک کارهای شما رو دوست دارم

روز خوبی براتون اروز می کنم:)

23 Feb 2013 5:38am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Fabulous Jack, love the misty atmosphere.

23 Feb 2013 6:23am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Interesting result as we don't get the feeling of a artificially processed image....

23 Feb 2013 7:01am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love the romantic, soft feel to this frame

23 Feb 2013 7:41am

PATRICK from miramas, France

supêrb process

23 Feb 2013 7:46am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Great atmosphere, presented well (again).

23 Feb 2013 8:13am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Captures the spirit of the place.

23 Feb 2013 9:21am

CarineB from Paris, France

Pefect forest compo !

23 Feb 2013 9:31am

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Une atmosphère très particulière et très belle

23 Feb 2013 9:48am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! What a difference between this one and the original. Superb processing. A postcard perfect image

23 Feb 2013 10:16am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Que c'est beau!!! j'adore le traitement!!!

23 Feb 2013 11:03am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Yes - the application of Adaptive Exposure of Topaz's Adjust 5 improved the image markedly. Great work, Jack!

23 Feb 2013 11:08am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice result.

23 Feb 2013 11:20am

Paleblue Photography from St. Catharines, Canada

The foreground has really picked up in this photo compared to the one posted on the 9th. The processing is excellent. I have been considering Topaz. I think I should take a closer look at what they offer.

23 Feb 2013 12:50pm

Monik from PARIS, France

Superbe !!! J'aime les tonalités et toutes ces branches qui émergent du brouillard!

23 Feb 2013 1:01pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful atmosphere.

23 Feb 2013 1:28pm

Mandar from Kudal, India

I loved this series....it is just same as we experience in winter....it is giving me the same feeling like my hometown....

23 Feb 2013 2:42pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Le traitement ajoute de la douceur.

23 Feb 2013 2:49pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Lovely picture! The topaz colour gives warmth and softness!

23 Feb 2013 3:18pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnifique compo, superbe qualité d'image. Bonne journée.

23 Feb 2013 3:35pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A very appealing image. I like how you arranged the trees in the image.

23 Feb 2013 4:05pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe paysage!!! amitié

23 Feb 2013 5:58pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice shot of the mysterious fog.

23 Feb 2013 8:25pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful frame, colors, lights & atmosphere!
Lovely!

23 Feb 2013 8:32pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

فوق العاده زیبا و رویایی ! *****5

23 Feb 2013 8:34pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wonderful tones and mood here.

23 Feb 2013 9:27pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

es una foto muy bonita . donde se puede ver con claridad las diferentes profundidades del bosque . un abrazo grande . Alejandra

23 Feb 2013 9:32pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Nice one ...

23 Feb 2013 9:57pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the misty background.

23 Feb 2013 10:00pm

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Beautifully colored woods and great mist!

23 Feb 2013 11:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very beautiful result.

23 Feb 2013 11:51pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Lovely scene, great softness.

23 Feb 2013 11:56pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Wonderful process! I like the atmosphere, colors and light!

24 Feb 2013 12:32am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Ah yes, I can see how the segments of the frame are separated. Very cool effect!

24 Feb 2013 1:58am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is fantastic Jack! I have several Topaz plug ins..I need to start using them for heavens sake

24 Feb 2013 2:53am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

The foreground colors make a lovely focal point.

24 Feb 2013 3:07am

L'angevine from Angers, France

agréable ces couleurs

24 Feb 2013 8:37am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

a fantasy like scene that is just full of wonderful eerie mood! excellent composition and superb processing!

24 Feb 2013 1:40pm

franz from Baden, Austria

a very convincing and pleasing result of your processing !!!

25 Feb 2013 5:50pm