I took my 19mm Sigma for a ride and created the HDR. I especially enjoyed the orange and turquoise hues in the reflections.
One great situation to use the HDR technique is when having backlight. In this picture here I used 5 brackets +/- 1EV. I could have used seven or nine brackets, but then the effect would have been gone. I threw in a polarizing filter and my trusted Sigma 10-20mm to catch the magic beauty. I
Facebook is a bitch. I am one of those people who randomly post their pictures on facebook. And I am one of these people who want their pictures to be seen – I consider them art and not instances of reality. So if somebody asks for a wallpaper I cannot say no. This might explain
Sometimes pictures make you think. Especially at the end of the year, where it’s traditionally the time to reflect on the past year and think about what choices you made, which choice you did not take and what you learned. The motive present is always the standing at the crossroads. I wanted to collect some
After I installed the Christmas edition of the Magic Lantern I had to do something. With a fisheye and some ideas I went away and with some nice pictures I came back. I also learned something: With a fisheye you have to be extra careful about the borders of your image. The first one is a
Sometimes the way things look, sound or feel are created by the tools used in the process of creation. I think that most of the people would think on analog tools like the ones a blacksmith uses.
I took my panosaurus 2.0 for a first ride after the initial setup and tests. I took the opportunity and decided to shoot a small panorama in the blue hour.
Now winter can come, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I found these guys when taking a walk on the weekend. as there is a lot of details in this picture I tried to shift the focus to front section. So I added brightness to the top left corner to enhance the flare and reduced
Build your own view, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. What I like in modern architecture is the fact that you have gazillions of reflections. If you look at the pictures you sometimes start building your own views. By using the HDR method one can reveal lots of details in the reflection. It were so
Different shades of green, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. This is another picture made with HDR Efex and Magic Lantern. The shots were older but HDR technique helped her to bring out the different greens.