Collegiate Peaks Moon Remix

© Tom Schmitt

Collegiate Peaks Moon Remix

Uploaded: August 14, 2006


Another rendition of the Wilkerson Pass moonset from July 11. Tachihara 4x5 wood field camera, Nikkor M 300mm, on Velvia 100F. Scanned with Epson 4870. Tonal and saturation adjustments, and extensive crop all done in Photoshop.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 14, 2006

Outstanding composition and color Tom! Nice work! Jeff #503066

Chastity Abbott August 14, 2006

Yes, this is outstanding!!! Would love to see this one win* #3163020

Patric K. Medeiros August 14, 2006

this shot is amazing. how did you get all the colors layed out like that. were you using a bi-colored filter? greawt job...really amazing #3163137

Tamara K. Walker level-classic August 14, 2006

Stunning, wonderful work resulting in an outstanding image. #3163189

Tom Schmitt August 14, 2006

Thank you all for your comments! I did not use a filter. These colors came out as I adjusted RGB levels individually, used the grey dropper to find a neutral spot on one of the rocks, reduced the red a touch with "Color Balance", and finally added the "Velvia" effect where the Channel Mixer is used to apply saturation to the individual RGB channels. I did no selective adjustments except for a slight gray gradient to darken the sky a bit along the top edge. I hope the result still looks natural! #3163209

Dot K. August 14, 2006

Beautiful image! love the layered look of the hills. #3163211

William88 August 14, 2006

Beautiful, outstanding picture. Excellent color enhancement. #3163238

Chastity Abbott August 14, 2006

Look svery natural to me!! LOVEN it!!! #3163265

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 14, 2006

Tom, very nice colors, detail and composition. #3164349

Ariel Lepor September 26, 2006

Great work on this picture, Tom! Very nice.

ScrattyPhotography Blog #3365788

William88 September 26, 2006

Tom, Congratulations. #3365841

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3368828

Daniella Puente September 27, 2006

This layer presentation on pano is just...amazing, congrats! #3374298

Geraldine E. Lefoe September 27, 2006

Amazing landscape Tom. Congratulations on your well deserved finalist. #3374596

Jessica Jenney September 27, 2006

Stunning image and congratulations, Tom! #3375194

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