The Detail

The color black was always pretty hard for me to dial in the detail. White was always a little hard to. Once I began to understand more about my camera I was able to adjust my settings to get better results.



  1. Jim, thanks for visiting and following my blog. I appreciate it.
    Is it possible that you can share your setting for this photo with us? 😉 I have same problem with the color black or white… still trying to figure it out.
    I have seen many cat photos, and I have to say that this one will be hard to forget.
    Have a great day!

    • Sure can, first of all the settings on this shot was well under exposed. F5.6 ISO 100 1/1250 with a 300 F4 lens and a 1.4tc, which was equal to about 420mm. I corrected the exposure in Camera Raw, and then used a plug-in called Topaz Adjust in Photoshop to help bring out the detail, the specific adjustment was French Countryside, where I made some custom adjustments to achieve the results I was looking for. Helen when using plug-ins its trail and error, you have to play around with the adjustments till you find what is attractive to you and your viewers. I learned by posting lots of gaudy pictures and listened to the feedback.

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