[playraw] almost real

When talking post processing I do like those processings which look almost real. What I mean is those that add a little magic, but are not so over the top that they are obvious.
So this is my challenge to you!

(My version looks almost too real for this challenge :relaxed:)
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What a beautiful image. I gotta get out of the house…

Not much required, pretty tame filmic curve. I liked your pano-styled crop, and I wanted to crop out the steeple in the lower left, so 'ere y’go…

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@McCap Wonderful scene, and I was actually quite surprised when I opened the raw after seeing your rendition. It was a tad underexposed for what would have been possible, but still plenty good stuff to work with!

This is my not-so unobvious pastel-vignette style of your scene. Somehow evocative, but those dark purple clouds in your own version are beautiful!

Edit: On a white background I saw my vignette was much too heavy. This version toned it down a little.

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There’s a lot of color goin on in that sky, looks almost painted. Actually you only notice how much I have done once you open the raw. :wink:

That is actually taken out of my window. :grin:

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DT 3.2.1

Beautiful shot ! I’m with you with the post processing approach.


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Nice shot, thanks for sharing!

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RT, slight correction for horizon, upside down graduated and a vignette so it goes bottom left, light line to tower with the red field dark, light in the sky. "R

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OOC files can sometimes be instructive. Where was that shot? looks like an english air traffic tower the in the rear but surely we don’t have field like that this evening?

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Beautiful photo!

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Thanks for posting! Lots of wonderful edits here. Tried to be a little different.


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great shot, I agree with @ggbutcher, I need to get out of the house more!


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wanted to keep it warm, and push in some light from the left of the frame. Found the sky kind of tricky to deal with, tried to add pink and purple sunset hues but I couldn’t get it to respond the way I wanted it to. Seems there’s quite a bit of blue in there and I ended up washing it out a bit with some orange.

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Beautiful vineyard!
Tried a Velvia LUT with RT5.8 dev:

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Beautiful scene. Has a painterly quality.

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RawTherapee 5.8

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beautiful scene, I love the autumn colors


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here is my version DT 3.2.1 It required just some basic processing

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Thanks for posting this very nice shot with beautiful autumn colors…
DT 3.2.1

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Nice landscape, didn’t invest the time to remove the roof in the lower left area.

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ON1’s free lut and a bit of drawn masking:

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