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Grain or no grain

Discussion in 'Critique Corner' started by Dannywu, 27 June 2012.

  1. Dannywu

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    With or with out grain

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    The grain is so subtle, I had to look at the images on my iPad to see which photo had the grain filter. I THINK I could tell by looking at the wood grain in the wall. Both photos are lovely. They have such good placement. I don't think you could go wrong with either one!
  3. Dannywu

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    Thanks! The grain is very subtle. I started to get the grain when I adjusted the levels in Snapseed. To get rid of the grain I used Noise Master. I kind of like it a little grain it gives it the retro fill to it. Just wanted to get some feedback..
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    Both are lovely, but I would go with the grain!

    Leslee

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    It is probably subtle enough not to worry about Danny... :whistle:

    Although, for my money, I would leave it in as it is integral to the effect imhgo... :thumbs:

    The other thing to remember is the loss of definition when you do try and remove 'grain', however good the process that removes it, it is inevitable... :confused:

    As for the iMage itself, it is a triumph of contra jour sir, a fantastic take that would be hard to do better (with or without grain!)... :D
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    What does this mean, are you talking about contrast or something else?

    The image is very powerful. A black and white rendering might look even better.
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  7. Dannywu

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    Yes, when I adjusted contrast and ambience the grain(small spots) became more apparent. Good idea..on a break I will make a B&W.
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    I like the noise/grain effect. Try making a really grainy image and see what it looks like.
    I would also try taking the grainy image into Noir or Dramatic Black & White to make a hardcore black and white image.
    They are stunning as they are too! :thumbs:
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    Lovely as is ! U could run it thru Pixlr for a hint of a tint ! Lovely light :D pixilation really dosnt look a problem !

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