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Starting again with Lightzone (pics)

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Occasionally Focused says:

I've not used Lightzone all that often since installing it; I mainly work with my iPad. However, I decided to have a play with the trial version of Lightroom - and then decided, for the purposes of learning and comparison, to process the same photos in LR and in LZ. As it happens, we then got visited by lorikeets, so I had some pretty good subjects. :)

Here are a couple just with Lightzone:

Lorikeet redux

Lorikeet redux

And a comparison pair:

Lightzone:

Lorikeet pair (LZ)

Lightroom:

Lorikeet Pair (LR)

I'm pretty impressed by Lightzone, I must say,
6:03AM, 8 September 2014 PDT (permalink)

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den b images says:

Way too general of a comparison. Were they RAW or JPG to start with? What were the settings in each program? Nice shots by the way!
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Occasionally Focused says:

they were RAW files. Exposures were pretty good, but there were some over-bright highlights, and some green fringing (which LR got rid of, but LZ not).

In each program I only did a little: the basic module in LR (lights and darks and such, plus clarity and vibrance). In LZ I used the zonemapper, and a relight, iirc. Saturation I think (a touch), and sharpness (either mid tones or SLR sharpen, can't remember now).

So only very basic adjustments, but I'm very happy with the results.
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Occasionally Focused says:

and thanks 8)
47 months ago (permalink)

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