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#1 Nicola

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:48 AM

The second time I went to Namibia, I imaged this and publish this result

http://skymonsters.n...img=NGC6188.jpg

however, improving my processing techniques led me to retry some of my previous processed images. Some of them didn't give me much more then I obtained the first try, but some benefit by the new processing workflow. NGC 6188 is one of them.

http://skymonsters.n...g=NGC6188_b.jpg

I hope you like it. C&C always welcome!
Nicola

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#2 waassaabee

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:59 AM

Nicola, That's beautiful! It's like celestial storm clouds. The detail and colors are intense. Whatever your new processing is, it works!! :bow:

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:20 AM

Well done Nicola.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:22 AM

Very nice there is so much extra detail now visible in the new version.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:43 AM

Great detail!!
I am impressed.

#6 Nicola

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:18 AM

Nicola, That's beautiful! It's like celestial storm clouds. The detail and colors are intense. Whatever your new processing is, it works!! :bow:


Thanks Gary! Yes, it does work :)
Basically my workflow is now (for DSLRs):

- IRIS for calibration and frame registration
- PICTools for stacking and stretching
- PixInsight or PS (soon GIMP) for final adjustments

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:40 AM

That is amazing. I am just a beginner, but hope to someday take images like that.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:28 PM

Well done Nicola.


Thank you Bruce!

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:32 PM

That is amazing. I am just a beginner, but hope to someday take images like that.


Same here.

Nicola, that image is stunning!

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:37 PM

Excellent Nikola, a beauty! Great resolution and processing.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:37 PM

VERY Nice... Looks 3D here on my laptop.

Best Regards,
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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:57 PM

So beautiful.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:09 PM

Nicola,
That is a great image! Incredible depth and beautiful processing.
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Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:14 PM

WOW!

#15 Nicola

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 05:59 AM

Thanks a lot for your kind comment. I have to say I was impressed myself by the processing improvement wrt the previous version.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 02:21 PM

Oh ya thats a big difference , the new workflow is really working out.

Is that a little PN in the upper right?

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 05:57 PM

Great job on the reprocessing Nicola - you brought out some really nice contrast throughout the image and improved the colors quite well.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:11 PM

Basically my workflow is now (for DSLRs):

- IRIS for calibration and frame registration
- PICTools for stacking and stretching
- PixInsight or PS (soon GIMP) for final adjustments


Have you ever tried ImagesPlus? It does all that in one package.

Just sayin'.. :cool:

#19 Nicola

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:01 AM

Oh ya thats a big difference , the new workflow is really working out.

Is that a little PN in the upper right?


Yep it is the one mentioned in the page and withthe upper crop.






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