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a pretty couple of mallard (22)
nainnain Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1199 W: 83 N: 1282] (6259)
hello with all
I hope to catch up with myself by putting this duck couple, I remain in the field of the bird on water but I find that it is nevertheless better than the photograph of my swan (I thank the friends well having had the frankness to say the truth to me on this famous swan) thus I brought out this photograph of my files, very little improved but especially crossed, carla ausi it were much further from me. I await your comments. thank you for more information on the mallard to see low
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nainnain Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1199 W: 83 N: 1282] (6259)
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0
Edited by:loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)

Hi Edith

Thanks for allowing workshops on you photos. I have tried a couple of ideas of what I mentioned in my critique and here is the result. I hope you like it.

Determined 'Levels' through 'Threshold' tool.
Adjusted 'Levels'.
Added 'Contrast' +8.
Decreased 'Brightness' -6.
Added 'Saturation' +12.
Sellected the drake's head and applied 'Brightness' +4.
Sellected the water only and removed noise with 'NeatImage' at default settings.
Sellected the ducks and applied USM at 250, 0.2, & 0.

Regards
Loot