Jump to content

Stargazers Lounge Uses Cookies

Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic. Continued use of SGL indicates your acceptance of our cookie policy.

stargazine_ep34_banner.thumb.jpg.28dd32d9305c7de9b6591e6bf6600b27.jpg

RichieJarvis

(Another) M27...

Recommended Posts

Just reprocessed my M27 - very pleased with the result.

For this image, I combined 4 nights worth of Ha/OIII/Hb data together, made a copy and desaturated it to give me a B&W version to Deconvolve. After the deconvole, I blended the 2 B&W images together. I then did a high-pass sharpen, and blended that with the B&W luminance layer. Finally, I did a Smart Sharpen, and again blended it back into the Luminance layer. A bit of curves later, and applying the colour layer gives me this:

2009-05-29-M27-Ha15x480-OIII16x693-Hb12x300-process2-small.jpg

Except I've just seen some gradient in there... [removed word]....

Brb...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Some excellent outer detail in there Richie, nicely processed too. Interesting process technique, may have to give it a try when/if I ever get another chance to do some imaging.

Steve..

Edit: You posted the 2nd pic just before I posted, looks a little overdone now, bit of detail lost in the nebula itself.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hehe - its easy to go too far, innit?

I do it all the time.....................and not just on here! :)

Steve..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bit over powering, but interesting nevertheless. Can you put the first one back so we can can have a look see?

That process you describe seems a bit complicated. To me anyway.:).

Ron.:)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

First one is at the top Ron - or am I missing something??

Watch Ken Crawfords video - he explains it very well....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
This might be overdoing it - opinions welcome!

Nah! Not at all. This is overdoing it...................

:)

post-13495-133877382457_thumb.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wow - I quiet like that version CW - what did you do???

Really? I don't normally do nebula jobs......can't tell where they end and the background begins.:)

All I did was isolate the centre section as a seperate layer then darken the background using Gamma control in the Exposure tool,sharpened the centre section layer and merged the two. Applied saturation & contrast and thats about it really...... Glad you approve.:)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You've got the outer stuff very well. I might be inclined to tweak a bit more contrast out within the main nebula, though. Probably just a matter of a few kinks in the curves.

Olly

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.