Category Archives: Photography

HDR & Tone Mapping Exploration

After looking at more photographers’ examples of HDR in their portfolios and viewing some more tutorials I tried out some more of my newly acquired skills and got some more practice bringing it all together. Paseo Pasadena View To North … Continue reading

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Variations Of An HDR Image

I’ve been practicing techniques  and improving my skills using Photomatix Pro and Adobe Photoshop Elements for post camera processing of HDR (High Dynamic Range) images. The trees below were captured at Grant Rea Park, Montebello, California.  (Click on any image … Continue reading

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Another Photoshop Exercise

This image was captured last January and was made in open shade and it depicts two family members. What I did to achieve the end result: The image came from a single raw (Nikon NEF) file that I converted to … Continue reading

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Playing With Photoshop

Here is an image I posted last week, but this time, after manipulating it in Photoshop Elements: What I did: Adjusted the perspective to remove most of the “tilting” of the block wall and the houses in the background. Removed … Continue reading

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New Glass

I acquired a new Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED last week, here is  my first shot using it in the backyard: I am lusting over some Adobe products now, they are offering Photoshop CS5 for $300 for users … Continue reading

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Ending The Week Back In The Natural World

Some shots captured near the end of the week at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden which is operated by Pomona College in Claremont, California.  Everything in these pictures is indigenous to California. I have started learning and developing my HDR … Continue reading

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Visiting The Boddy House

I am beginning to get out and about after a long period of being housebound.  One of the places that I visited this week was the Boddy House on the grounds of Los Angeles County’s Descanso Gardens.  I have always … Continue reading

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