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Help me pick a version (CED 214)

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#1 Stelios

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 02:27 AM

As always, I can never figure out what works when it comes to narrowband. 

 

Here are three versions of the same object: Brighter, Medium, Darker. Please vote for a favorite! (All comments welcome).

CED214_Brighter.JPG

CED214_Medium.JPG

CED214_Darker.JPG

 

 

The palette is modified HSO with Ha blended into the S and O.

 

 


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 02:38 AM

Not the first one so either of the other two (although can't see much difference in them).

But don't try to please others - what you like best is what matters.


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 02:38 AM

Darkest one would be my preference. 


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 02:45 AM

Not the first one so either of the other two (although can't see much difference in them).

But don't try to please others - what you like best is what matters.

My preference is for the medium version. But it's quite close. The increase in brightness in the top version makes it easier to pick out the surrounding nebulosity. I *do* want to know what others think--my mother was an artist, but I inherited that part of my brain from my father frown.gif


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 03:27 AM

Nice image!
From the View of a beginner.
If l have to choose one to put it on the Wall, I would take the middle one.
The first is too bright and structures are Not coming out for my taste .
The other two are very close, the last one is too dark.
I go for the middle one :-)

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 12:26 PM

It's largely personal preference, of course, but I like a bit more (but not too much) contrast...modified your image below (subject to JPG processing!) smile.gif

 

 

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 11:13 PM

The middle one.



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Posted 30 June 2020 - 11:32 PM

I like #3.  The others seem to have clipped highlights.



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Posted 01 July 2020 - 03:56 PM

Nice image. I like the darker, but in my honest opinion, I think the traditional Hubble palette looks far better with this target. You need some deep OIII blue in the center. And I’m not sure I’ve ever seen pink (maybe salmon) in a deep space target before.

 

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 09:31 PM

It’s a toss up for me between the middle and last (darkest) image. For voting purposes however, I vote for the last image. A really nice image capture overall!




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