Tag: Nik color efex

  • Wallpaper: “Sunset on Vienna”

    Wallpaper: “Sunset on Vienna”

    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 […]

  • Small break in the blue hour

    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.

  • Lined paper

    Lined paper, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I tried to shoot another macro but wanted to use a different light. A bunch of paper was used – you can see the edges and lines of the paper. A white LED was the light source from the left and a laser pointer was used from […]

  • Autumn power

    Autumn power, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I always wanted to try the “indian summer” Color filter. Obviously one has to wait for autumn. Here it is. I played with Nik Color Efex: Indian Summer and then some tonal contrast to emphasize the lines in the leaves.

  • Medieval alley

    Medieval alley, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. What really fascinated me in this picture was that the method HDR could capture all the colors facets and texture and preserve them. That was not quite easy due to the different artificial light colors, varying from blue to orange. Again the tipp by RC Concepcion I […]

  • Under the bridge

    Under the bridge, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. For the Flickr group Cliche Saturday I made this HDR. Magic Lantern helped me out with 9 brackets, HDR Efex, Dfine and Colour Efex from Nik software made postprocessing easy. I think you can see everything which makes a great HDR: Textures Difficult lighting conditions Strong […]

  • Taking and making pictures

    Raindot, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. You may read these lines because you wondered why the title of this post is taking and making. Well, actually the difference is enormous. Look at the picture above. It was taken yesterday, I had some slight postprocessing with Nik Color Efex going on to recover the details […]