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Mike Hagen's Hazy Image Tricks - My attempt!


Dyserth, UK
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richardd300 Silver Member Nikonian since 19th Apr 2009
Fri 11-Oct-13 04:53 PM | edited Fri 11-Oct-13 05:02 PM by richardd300

I very much enjoyed Mike's " Fixing a Hazy Photograph" tutorial. I have attempted this myself with varying success, however I can say Mike's method is certainly very good. So, I attempted an image I took in Snowdonia this summer of Mount Snowdon with a steam train ascending. What becomes more apparent is that further down the railway there is clearly anoth train descending which I had not noticed before. Also, walkers are clearly visible on the slopes above the steam train

Anyway, this is my attempt and it certainly adds clarity converted to monochrome.


Nikon D800 + Nikon 70-300mm VR - 1/250@f18 - ISO250 - EV= -0.33

Image 1. Orginal

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Image 2. Following the contrast and clarity tweeks in Lightroom 5

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Image 3. Converted to Monochrome using Nik Silver Efex pro and then a few very mild tweeks again.

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