Fire in Valli del Mincio, Italy | comparison before and after LCE application

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Fire in Valli del Mincio, Italy
ALCE with radius 200 at 80% and lighten layer blending mode - Res. 4674 by 2843 pix - Masking layer

A shot that's in the same time relaxing and dramatic. The file seen at actual pixels was very pleasant but print results was not so good. The application of ALCE delivered a more dramatic impact to the image and a print result by far better than original.

Camera: Hasselblad H1 with 384 digital back, Lens: HC80, Exp.1/250 sec.f/5.6, ISO 50.
© Roberto Bigano 2005

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