I forgot to mention that I did raise the gamma a smidge before the final step. Sorry I forgot to mention that. Originally Posted by JohnP_1 Here is what I came up with. Note that I first convert the jpeg to a 16 bit image removing the jpeg artifacts. Also, I included a snapshot of when I adjusted one of the color curves to give you an idea of what I'm talking about. With the Carboni actions for PS, I edited all or most of them to delete the conversion to 8 bit mode that he included in most. I only convert
I decided that this version deserved a place on my signature line. Originally Posted by JohnP_1 Here is a re-stretched version.
I dug into this a little bit after my post and realized that you would need to use a DSLR or larger CCD sensor than the Atik to make a 3 panel mosaic happen. A 6 panel mosaic can work though with the Atik as your main camera. My example from last fall is below. Originally Posted by JohnP_1 Nice one Scott. I managed a mosaic of this area with three panels last fall after
This is what I was referring to with the donut stars... Originally Posted by JohnP_1 Yes indeed, Focus Magic Vs. Unsharp Mask with Examples - Focus Magic. Check out the tutorial too.
I used it on some preliminary images (300s and 60s) of M31 that I took early Monday morning. To my surprise the stars were all little donuts, complete with a hole in the middle. Normally I would toss them (and I would for a final integration),
Originally Posted by seigell Trust DSS's Scoring System and simply look at the Images with lowest Scores. Your saying that the "lowest" score is considered higher quality overall. That is similar to how Nebulosity does it's ranking, however, I have always been perplexed that DSS sorts the images from highest to lowest. Do you know where this is documented so I can read about it? Thanks