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    Messing with RAW format (or the RAF flavour of it, proprietary to Fuji).

    Here I used Adobe's DNG and CameraRaw to produce in Photoshop three separate 'exposures' (JPG files with different levels and curve shapes), then tonemapped in Dynamic Photo with the 'traditional' multi-exposure workflow.

    Funnily, this version looks softer up to medium size, with the other one appearing 'sharper' - the effect of artificial variable-radius contrast in hard tonemapping. In larger sizes, though, that 'sharper' image suffers from significant loss of detail, while this 'blurred' version has a lot more to see on close inspection:)

    Published on the Japanese version of Yahoo Weather page for Moscow weather

    shmarinuma, Esteban De Sousa, ilkin., and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Queen Tiye 67 months ago | reply

      Welcome to the RAW format..Good work done. I really like the sharpness and the clear details.
      And very good details even on the largest size. Impressive
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    2. Zeyyah 67 months ago | reply

      WOW it turned out great The detail is superb Perfect sharpness on this size

    3. alaska12 67 months ago | reply

      Very nice! You are an expert processor!

    4. www.LKGPhoto.com 67 months ago | reply

      Wow! That is an amazing nightscape!

    5. Pocu 67 months ago | reply

      I like the sky here better.
      Both are great though!

    6. grantthai 67 months ago | reply

      Great night shot, mate.

      I'm an admin for Rare Gems (double-faved) Group and this beautiful image deserves to be faved twice and posted in our pool.


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    7. Ola55 67 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot by night!

    8. Memories by Jules (not here much) 66 months ago | reply

      I like both versions. I like like the soft colors I see in this one. Stunning shot!
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