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Topic Title: Re-edit from Jan. 12
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Created On: 06/25/2020 10:22 PM
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 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 06/25/2020 10:22 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - Cole - 07/19/2020 05:42 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 07/21/2020 01:32 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 07/29/2020 11:29 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/03/2020 08:31 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - Steve T - 08/03/2020 10:34 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/10/2020 05:50 AM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/16/2020 09:18 AM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/16/2020 02:44 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/25/2020 06:20 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 08/31/2020 11:16 PM  
 Re-edit from Jan. 12   - ww - 09/01/2020 12:32 AM  
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ww

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    I've been playing with Topaz denoise AI, which sometimes can get rid of serious image noise in low-light situations without making everyone look like botox victims. Here, the sharpening helped a bit (the guy's ear looks a bit better), and water looks a bit better.
    And another from Jan. 24. Both Sebastian Inlet.
    More Topaz, Jan. 24. The good lighting didn't need much cleaning up.
    Newly edited image from Jan 3, 2018. This was done with a cheap 75-300 mm lens. BTW, the camera equipment is all Olympus. The parent company is selling its camera business, which looks very much like it'll be discontinued fairly soon. Pity. More photos here. Flickr album


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Very crisp. Nice work.
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    Good photos to start with. Topaz's sharpening has impressed me. It won't help out of focus, but if you had a good in-focus shot, it will do smart things to it.
    For something completely different, this is a 1.6 second hand-held exposure in a spectacular conservatory where the specialty is seasonal shows. Most of the plants get replaced several times a year. This was dusk.


Edited: 07/21/2020 at 01:46 PM by ww
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    A relative newbie, Jan. 12, 2020 at Sebastian Inlet. Topaz sharpening was a bit hard on the face, so I need to do another try but everything else is noticeably sharper than the unedited original.. Which isn't necessarily needed for the wave.
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    Bare flat spot on the left side of the river is Camp RM202 in the Grand Canyon.
    On the way back from


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love the photos thank you
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    If only the blackball flag had been floating in the breeze. Over-processed, but I like the semi-artificial look.
    This fairly dumb photo's been a mini hit at Flickr.


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    Looked at the Flickr account and this is by far the most popular lately. Newport Beach's Junior Lifeguard program was going on, and it was huge. I did my best to give an idea of how huge without doing identifiable photos of kids. The older kids/high schoolers all had swim fins. I was told Yucca Fins had provided a lot of them. There were certainly lots of Yuccas.


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    Logan Hayes, South Beach, March 2018. He seems to have been flying at the Texas wave pool lately.
    Branden DeFilippo, also March 2018


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    Domke, Wabasso, Oct 2015. My camera at the time (still have it) and lens were minimal to what's available now. The lens, a Panasonic, was maybe better than I thought. I doubt that its fancier replacements can do much better images.


Edited: 08/29/2020 at 02:07 PM by ww
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    So far, Heathcote Botanical Garden in Fort Pierce is going ahead with its holiday light show. Several women are cutting plastic flowers, to be lighted, out of soft drink bottles. Not much of a photo on my part, but these are only a tiny sampling of what they're doing
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Edited: 08/31/2020 at 11:21 PM by ww
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    It's got to be not flat, soon. In the meantime, digitizing some ancient stuff. After the Colorado game. The parking field in the foreground was occupied, on and off, by dairy cows. The view is from the top floor of the Farthest Dorm. The weather must have been decent. The women are wearing bare legs, but back then, they were expected to freeze. I note someone with a jacket and tie near the front. That was already a bit weird. I don't think I see a single pickup truck. SUVs hadn't been invented. By spring, Old Main was occupied.
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    Back to Jan. 12 this year, a bit of messaging for suicide prevention week starting Sept 6.


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Sept. 29, 2013. Spanish House. Nice day and there were bigger waves. Much better camera now, but no idea how much longer the manufacturer will be in business.

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    November 26, 2013 at South Beach. This photo was so washed out I didn't get around to editing it until now.
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