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Thread: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

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    Default Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking



    I got some helpful advice (thanks, Steve!) and did a little more adjustment on the details. A little more deconvolution brought a bit more detail and tightened the stars. I then used a red color mask and increased the red saturation some.
    Hope you like it. Please let me know if you think it's any better or worse.

    Thors Helmet Rev C.jpg

    Here's the Rev B for comparison:

    Thors Helmet Rev B.jpg

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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    Really nice Chris. I do prefer your new rev C to B, but personally I probably would like an intermediate version without the increased red saturation. But that is just a thought. If you have photoshop or another general photo editor with a clarity/structure control you might see if a mild application could coax even more detail out. But it is already an A+ image.
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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    You're welcome Chris. I really like the added details on Rev C, nice job. This image just keeps getting better and better.

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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    Thanks for sharing, I too slightly prefer rev c, although there both great!
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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    That is a nice subtle tweak. Good job of sharpening up a bit without going over the top.

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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    They are both nice, I like the details of C . Both awesome !
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    Default Re: Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359) - a bit more tweaking

    Both are superb images, well done!
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