Blurred parts

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Blurred parts

Unread post by AndrewL » 02.05.2013 17:13

Hi,

I am new to the product and must say that I am really impressed with its use so far.

I do have trouble with a few photos of watch movements I have taken recently with big blocks of blurred patches in the photos. I have retaken the pictures putting in more layers to see if I had just jumped so the program was creating something on the image, but with no luck.

Anyone offer some guidance?

Thanks
Andrew
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Re: Blurred parts

Unread post by Stas Yatsenko » 07.05.2013 11:13

It is difficult to say what is wrong here. Can you please upload this stack to our server (as described at http://www.heliconsoft.com/ftp.html).

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Re: Blurred parts

Unread post by jimshirey » 19.05.2013 06:00

have you tried the retouching process? sometimes the algorithm behaves oddly and you have to go in and do it by hand.

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Re: Blurred parts

Unread post by jimshirey » 19.05.2013 06:15

andrew, i looked at your image and it very closely resembles problems i have had while shooting outside in natural lighting. it usually happens around dark areas where there is glare. my suggestion first is to try all three composing methods. on a specific stack, sometimes one of them works much better than the others. you can fix this up with retouching, thought that can be really tedious. another fix is to try to equalize the input files for brightness. high variability in brightness can really affect the algorithm in dark areas.

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