Lost Adventurer, Aleks Kirilenko (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

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03-20-2005, 07:01 AM
Whats the best way of fixing Glares in Photoshop?

Playing around with levels havent done me much good.

exaple of glare foto


03-20-2005, 07:57 AM
Actually that's excellent exposure for the composition. You could fix that with several methods, the healing brush, clone stamp, but the best thing is to avoid such a drastic backlit shot. I think it looks as it should under the conditions and anything you would do to it would detract from the image as I see it.

I'll attach an example. I took this shot from the west end of the Denver airport. The first has been Paintered quite a bit for effect but compare it to another similar shot and maybe you'll see what I mean. My favorite is the first (forgive the quality, I took these through a window)

The first with sun glare and edited in Painter IX:

This one out of camera

Ian Jones
03-20-2005, 01:31 PM
A little off topic, but what the heck is with the pencilled eyebrows?

03-20-2005, 03:06 PM

i didnt even notice those eyebrows lol

I was busy concentrating on the glare.

btw that not my pic. i just googled pics for glares to show some examples. that one was reasonably close to what i was after.

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