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Full Critique Southern Lapwing - Edited in Darktable

Mike Singh

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Hi All
I've edited this RAW file in Darktable an open source RAW editor. It has a lot of features. I'm still looking for Local adjustment tools. I've found the ND filter tool.
Any help would be appreciated.

$(Lapwing DT).jpg
 

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So far this looks really good, Mike. You've managed to find more in Darktable than I have to date, but I installed it a couple of years ago and haven't looked at it again until just this week.
 

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Any help would be appreciated.
Don't think they have local adjustments like in LR, there is evidently ways to use the masks in darktable to get similar effects but what I have read sounds kinda long and slow compared to the ease of LR/ PS. Gimp is still great software I used for many years but you do get what you pay for when it comes to features in LR and PS.
 

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Good shot
 

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The light is a bit flat but otherwise it looks good.
 

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that is a lovely picture
 

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I love the Southern Lapwing - a beautiful statesman=like bird. You've captured it well Mike.
Only thing is that, to me, it looks a little soft on the feathering - the outline is excellent
 
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