Old 03-21-2010, 05:28 AM   #1
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Default cloudy when snowing

isn't always cloudy when it snows?
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:34 AM   #2
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Yes, however it appears the image quality is very poor.
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:55 AM   #3
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I am far from an expert, but I have found that the best way to deal with snow is to bump the contrast up slightly more than you would normally.

The loco in your picture looks grey (presume it should be black) and the train blends into the background, bringing the highlights down a touch would also help. Finally, a good dose of unsharp mask would help - to me, the picture looks soft rather than PIQ.
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Old 03-21-2010, 11:39 AM   #4
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It's unsharp, needs contrast and the angle uninteresting and with the lack of light it wont get in, you need a lot of things working for a cloudy day shot to get in. On the down side your pointing the camera up thats not helping you too.
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Old 03-21-2010, 07:00 PM   #5
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All of the above suggestion for processing I agree with.
The biggest problem for me is the up angle making me look at all that ugly sky.
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