Processing Power - Photography Contest [23 entries]

Lucca Picture

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We all know when we take a photo it takes a certain amount of post processing to turn the image you capture in the camera to the image we imagine in our minds. This contest is all about showing the original image taken directly from alongside the finished processed image to demonstrate just how important and how powerful processing our images can be.

Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: junkieball

friiskiwi: It should probably have been pointed out, that normal rules apply to this contest.
No adding or removing things from the photograph. ( 4 years and 100 days ago )
Dmitry: If no adding or removing things from photograph, then what PROCESSING POWER means? Simplly tweaking Hue and Saturation or Shaddows/Highlights doesn't requiere any POWER (imho).
The Contest title should be "Coloring Power" in such case.
BTW, If I take the picture with B&W setting in my camera and colour later in photoeditor, will it also be disqualifyed?
Thank you all for your adequate undestanding ( 4 years and 99 days ago )
WYSIWYG: I think there is some confusion between retouching and processing. I think they are two different things. ( 4 years and 99 days ago )
friiskiwi: This contest is about how you can improve an image not make a different image. Most straight out of the camera needs some adjustments, straightening, cropping, light and colour adjustments, perhaps some dodging and burning.
We do not encourage removing or adding things on this site, except when we have a Photo+ contest.
This is not a Photo+ contest, or as WYSIWYG pointed out, not a retouch contest. ( 4 years and 99 days ago )
Contest Moderator: The normal photography rules apply to this theme. The two photos should appear together, not in an SBS. As mentioned above, the theme refers to things like levels, curves, cropping etc., NOT the adding or removal of objects. ( 4 years and 99 days ago )

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Lucca - created by MarcosSanchez

Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/23Score: 63.3% (35)15188 views

(4 years and 96 days ago)

Winter Sunrise - created by WYSIWYG

Winter Sunrise
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/23Score: 62.5% (30)15302 views
  • Camera model: NIKON D70
  • Exposure time: 1/200
  • Aperture: f/7.1

(4 years and 100 days ago)

A Portrait Retouch - created by UncleJimmy

A Portrait Retouch
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/23Score: 61.2% (25)16322 views

A bit of portrait retouching for my young model. Original shot with 85mm f/1.8 Portrait lens to get the nice bokeh. (4 years and 99 days ago)

Treasury of Atreus - Tomb of Agamemnon - created by MenelaosP

Treasury of Atreus - Tomb of Agamemnon
Favs: 0SBS: 5Hi-resRank: 4/23Score: 60.7% (20)18067 views

The Power of Processing - Before After...\nTransormation of a simple photo into a more interesting photo, with some adjustments on exposure, highlights, shadows, clarity, colorbalance, curves, straitening, etc...\nThe final image became alive... The sky took color, the rocks have more detail, the color are more vibrant... (4 years and 100 days ago)

Raw to JPG - created by friiskiwi

Raw to JPG
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/23Score: 59.8% (15)15567 views
  • Camera: Canon
  • Camera model: Canon EOS Kiss X6i
  • Exposure time: 1/500
  • Aperture: f/9.5
  • ISO: 100

(4 years and 99 days ago)

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