Llangelynin–A Very Small Church

It’s been a busy old week. First of all I’ve been trialling some new photography software, not only for HDR but also for post processing my photographs. I’ve never been a fan of Adobe’s Subscription Model and as much as I like Lightroom for it’s cataloguing and RAW Development, Photoshop played very little part in... 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 →


  I’ve switched back to PhotoMatix for a while and then did final post processing of the HDR image with Topaz photoFXLab. I quite like the results I’m getting from this. Related articles HDR and the Pentax K30 (mikehardistyhdr.wordpress.com) Using Topaz photoFXlab to Replace Skies (sydspix.wordpress.com)  

Medieval Church

  Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch is a village in Denbighshire, Wales. It lies in the Vale of Clwyd near the A525 road between Denbigh and Ruthin. The medieval parish church of St Dyfnog contains a Tree of Jesse window, dating from 1533, described as "the finest glass window in all Wales, exceeded by few in England", which was... Continue Reading →

HDR and the Pentax K30

My Set Up I finally got around to trying out the HDR features of the Pentax K30. For this test I used JPEG as the file format, set the ISO to 100 and used f9 for the aperture. For the next test I will use RAW for the brackets My subject was the lighthouse at... Continue Reading →

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