A street in Patershol, Gent

Picture by carlo

  • Patershol, Ghent, Belgium

  • 1789
  • 6
  • 0
  • May 30, 2019
  • Sony Alpha 7iii
  • FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
  • Shooting Style Hand Held
  • Shoots Number Multiple Exposure
  • Exposures Number -2,-1,0,1,2
  • Editing Software Lightroom / Photomatix Pro / Photoshop CC
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes Merged Detailed and Enhancer Photomatix styles in Photoshop. I admit I have pushed the processing as far as I could go on this one. I know I probably went to far but sometimes it's nice to experiment.
patershol gent belgium

15 Comments

29 May 17:17
carlo

This old neighbourhood is a beautiful corner of the city. The little streets brings you back to a different era.

30 May 00:46
digicam

The processing of the buildings are nearly Perfect IMHO, beautiful detail and color except for some slight Green and Purple Halos (on tops of Roof) can be seen when viewing on Zoom. The sky is where you went too far. The White clouds blazing white like a BULB is considered BURN in HDR terms, and unless it's beginning to rain those white spots are noise (zoom to view top right) probably from pushing it too far. I love pushing as well but most times when processing............ less is more.

30 May 09:23
inkslinger_ii

Nice image Carlo, would like to visit there myself… I agree with Ed, the highlights are blown (No details) within the sky & the C/A Chromatic Aberration on the building edges. You can easily correct that in Lightroom Carlo by clicking on ‘Lens Correction’ in the “Develop Mode” then tick both boxes…..

30 May 10:43
franklamica
wonderful
wonderful

Just beautiful Carlo! I love this old world look and you did such a nice job on it!

30 May 12:19
carlo

@digicam thanks for the feedback as usual Ed. I agree the sky is clearly burnt. About the spots it's pollen. The air was full of it. I removed most of it but I missed a few. Not helping my hay fever as well.

30 May 12:24
carlo

@inkslinger_ii thanks Graham. Gent is definitely worth visiting. I went with the Eurostar from London. Very pleasant trip. I use lens correction sometimes to straighten the image. I did not notice much difference with the remove chromatic aberration but it's probably due to pushing too hard with processing. I wanted the image to pop but there is a price to pay for that ?

30 May 12:25
carlo

@franklamica thank you Frank. Appreciated.

30 May 14:31
digicam

@carlo , That's a Heck of a Camera and Lense to pick up Pollen from that far away. Can you imagine what you would have captured with a Prime Lens? LOL

30 May 14:57
anonymous
wonderful
good

I love the composition, the leading lines, and the road into "somewhere"...sky, not so much, but overall the picture catches my attention and I find it very interesting, which may be due to my love for old European cities... well done Carlo!

30 May 15:01
jonnywalk21
awesome
awesome

Very nicely work Carlo. Like the framing, tones and image....! Well done : )

30 May 16:22
carlo

@guyhawkins Thank you Guy! Appreciate you feedback. I'm just a newbie in photography. Much to learn.

30 May 16:23
carlo

@jonnywalk21 Thank you Sir.

30 May 16:23
carlo

@digicam the stars? ?

30 May 18:59
eduardo_kiehl
awesome
good

amazing one really beautiful, blow sky can be fixed with clone stamp sometimes

30 May 19:29
carlo

@eduardo_kiehl Thank you. Yeah that would have worked as well. I've noticed my -2 exposure have no blows. I should have maybe masked it with that as final touch.

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