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Great notrap 2019-02-12 13:31

Hello John,
good luck for the photographer to see this monument "enhanced" by red flags! Your whole journey seems to have suffered from more or less grey weather, what a pity! But in my opinion a bright sky is no reason to cut of a monument, it looks kind of beheaded and not complete. If it was my picture, I could cope with the sky, which at least is not only white. But as postprocessing is great fun for me, I made a workshop to provide the pale norwegian sky with some clouds. Hope you don't mind!
Kind regards,
Elvira

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Old 02-12-2019, 10:15 PM
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Hello Elvira,

Thank you so much for your kind words but thank you even more for your superb workshop!

Actually, as soon as I had posted this I immediately saw the error of my ways and how foolish I had been - what a crazy idea to chop the top off a monument - I can't imagine what I was thinking. Must be early (or late!) dementia!

I really should have done exactly what you have done - I presume you laid your sky over my (workshop, uncropped) image, applied a mask and then "painted through" the mask to reveal the new sky just where you wanted it. Either that or laid my image over your sky and similarly used a mask. You have certainly done the work very professionally and I can see no evidence whatsoever that the work has been done.

Magnificent!

So now I'm in Scotland looking at a monument in Norway sitting beneath a German sky!

Thank you so much, Elvira!

Kind Regards,

John.

P.S. Regarding the weather during our little cruise to Norway, the day in Bergen was actually the only dull wet one. If you look through any of my photos from Norway prior to Bergen you will see that the weather was very good! We were very lucky, I think.

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Thank you John,
I'm glad you like it! But...... now you look at all my pictures in a different, suspicious way, always questioning wether the sky of anything else have been replaced......., and........ you are totally right !
Photoshop is my toy and my joy, I'm retired and obviously have too much time to play........
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