WhooHoo I’m Back

Having taken a good rest, just over 3 months, I'm ready to start writing again on “Say It With A Camera”. I've finished the project I've been working on which was taking up all of my time. Well almost, one church to go, but that’s looking a bit doubtful at the moment. Now I can... Continue Reading →

Bokeh – Week 2/52 of 2014

I must be crazy. Not only have I taken on another 52 challenge but last week I decided to revive Highlights and Shadows, which is devoted solely to HDR photography. Wikipedia describes Bokeh as, In photography, bokeh (Originally /ˈboʊkɛ/, /ˈboʊkeɪ/ boh-kay — also sometimes heard as /ˈboʊkə/ boh-kə, Japanese: [boke]) is the blur, or the... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 26

Funny old week with a mixture of rain and sun. There have been some sunsets which looked promising then fizzled out to nothing. Take this one. The sun disappeared behind that big bank of cloud near the horizon and in the end the photograph was more about the cloud formation and the reflections. This is... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

Over the years I have seen many changes in my life. My marriage to my wonderful wife turned me from a single care-free guy into a young man who had to consider that were now two of us. My children, suddenly I was a father with added responsibility. My job, I moved around to different... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

Sometimes as photographers we reach a point where we think “am I doing this right, should I be changing something, maybe I’m just standing still?” Over the past weeks I have struggled to find a suitable image for the weekly challenge and then once I have found it, I wonder if it’s good enough. Don’t... Continue Reading →

Design a Facebook Cover for HDR One

HDR One, the on-line interactive magazine devoted to HDR photography is running a competition to create a new Facebook cover for the HDR One Facebook page. To make the competition interesting, there’s a free copy of HDR Darkroom 2 from Everimaging, to the cover chosen as the winner by the editor of HDR One, Jimmy... Continue Reading →

32 bit HDR

When we take a photograph the camera does it's best to capture the full dynamic range but most cameras only capture a range of around 6 to 10 f-stops at best. On the other hand our eyes are extremely adaptive, they're more sensitive to intensity rather than colour and it's estimated that our eye can... Continue Reading →

Photomerge Exposure

  The HDR community has been talking a lot about using Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom to create HDR images which look much more natural.[1] Just recently I read an article by Andrew Steele in HDR One, the online magazine dedicated to HDR about this very process.[2] The idea is that you use the Merge To... Continue Reading →

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