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 →

Birnbeck Pier

  Birnbeck Pier is a pier in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England. It is situated on the Bristol Channel approximately 18 miles (29 km) south-west of Bristol. It links the mainland with Birnbeck Island, a 1.2 hectares (12,000 m2) rocky island just to the west of Worlebury Hill, and is the only pier in the country... Continue Reading →

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