Keith Parris  

Butler-Clyde Home by Keith Parris

April 2021 - Butler-Clyde Home

April 2021 - Keith Parris


About the Image(s)

This is the Butler-Clyde Home in Tyler, Texas that was built in 1898 and characterizes the Queen Anne style of architecture. I made this photograph on 09 January 2021.

I began post-processing this photograph in Luminar 4 where I applied Lens & Geometry corrections; unless I make these corrections first, Lens & Geometry: Auto Distortion Corrections are not available.

Then, I put it through Topaz DeNoise AI.

Back in Luminar 4, I cropped the image modified the Light RGB curve; increased the Smart Contrast; lowered the Highlights; lightened the shadows; applied AI Enhance; increased AI Structure: Amount and Boost; added Details Enhancer for Small, Medium, and Large Details; applied Details Enhancer: Sharpen; replaced the sky; applied my signature/watermark, and took it through Topaz Sharpen AI.

7 comments posted

Sarita Yeola   Sarita Yeola
Keith, Very nice image of this historic home. The details of the roof tile and around the building are sharp. The shadows add dimension to the photo. I would have removed the wire that is on the top right corner. Beautifully done.   Posted: 04/09/2021 13:37:47

Stuart Caine   Stuart Caine
Keith, a very good job. The house is sharp and full of details. The sky update ,now with clouds makes a difference. I agree with Sarita comments to remove the wire.   Posted: 04/10/2021 10:51:03

Heather-Dawn Joseph   Heather-Dawn Joseph
I agree with the other comments on the power line. Good job with getting all of the details to come through without over processing. The sky was well done. I could see myself walking up those steps.   Posted: 04/10/2021 14:17:47

Michael Braunstein   Michael Braunstein
This is a very nice photo. I would also remove the pole in front.   Posted: 04/10/2021 15:29:35

Bev Caine   Bev Caine
(Groups 48 & 80)
I would have done only two other things to make this image perfect...remove the power line and remove the pole at the front of the house.   Posted: 04/11/2021 11:07:05
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Keith Parris   Keith Parris
I tried to remove the cables or wires and the flagpole. This works for a small low-resolution image; however, a full-size high-resolution image shows distortions where the flagpole had been.

When should Add or Subtract be selected with the Erase tool in Luminar 4?   Posted: 04/11/2021 19:37:11
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Holly Moore   Holly Moore
Beautiful subject. I love the lighting. I like the tight crop and the angle taken that shows more depth. I agree with everyone about the removal of the wire and post. It looks much better. I think taking the photograph when the trees are full would make the image even more inviting.   Posted: 04/17/2021 14:11:27


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