Re: [OM] Señoritas

Subject: Re: [OM] Señoritas
From: Bob Whitmire <bwhitmire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 19:45:26 -0400
You'll note my caveat that "Moose might not agree". <g>

On May 11, 2013, at 3:31 PM, Moose wrote:

> On 5/11/2013 11:12 AM, Bob Whitmire wrote:
>> I think this mid flip is more of a decisive moment than Joel's crapping 
>> bird. <g>
> Both good looking birds. :-)
>> Favorite is the pink cap looking back over her shoulder.
> Ah. That's the only one that isn't a JPEG, straight out of the camera. She is 
> in quite a bit of shade, and a bit small, 
> even at 600 mm eq. So it's cropped and 'adjusted'.
> This is one of the places where I can't imagine LR would do what I want, 
> adjusting a sharply defined masked area quite 
> separately from the rest of an image, then being able to feather the 
> transition very precisely at the pixel level. Her 
> body is one mask. Her face is barely visible in the original, and treated 
> separately from her body in another mask.
> Did you have a hint that the senorita was quite differently processed than 
> the rest - before I pointed it out? If done 
> as a roll-over, the adjusted one would look unnatural. Seen alone, I think it 
> looks pretty natural - and the subject 
> looks much nicer. :-P
> I almost brought the shady side of her body down a bit more, but decided to 
> pretend that there was a light colored sea 
> of flowers or wall just off to the left and the lighting was a little less 
> harsh. Or I had an assistant with a fill 
> reflector. :-)
>> Thanks for the señorita fix. It seems our formerly preeminent señorita 
>> snapper has fallen off his game. <wink>
> Glad to be of assistance. ;-) My usual shooting haunts give me fewer 
> opportunities than Nathan, but I do what I can. A 
> warm weekend at the botanic garden brings out more kinds of flowers than one 
> might imagine. :-)

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