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|Eagle at the local zoo. |
Cropped, selective colored to bring out the colors, saved for TL size.
|Altered Image #2|
|All I did was use tone mapping in Paintshop Pro. I won't got into a lot of detail, but it is similar to HDR and helps compensate for the limited dynamic range of the camera's sensor (or other medium). More can be learned here:|
There are one or two TL forum threads that deal with contrast/tones/dynamic range that you may wish to read. Very informative.
|Altered Image #1|
|Now, let see if I can remember all the procedure, first, I gave more details on the highlights on the bird head, and obviously, it affected the entire image. Color balance, more red and yellow.|
Then the level tool, played with the red and blue middle tone. Color balance removing green cast.