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Back In The Groove or Second Best Can Be A Winner

October 3, 2011

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Its’ been a while since my last post.  This is partly due to a lack of motivation and a lack of anything interesting to post.  I’ve been doing a lot of studying and not much posting.  Anyway, my faithful D5000 has gotten a well deserved rest and this past weekend, it was game on.  I […]

Data go down the hole.

August 16, 2011

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Since my laptop crashed a week and a half ago, its been slow going.  I finally got a replacement on Friday of last week and am in the process of trying to restore all my data.  Since I was using a sync operation to back up my data, its not wanting to restore to my […]

Where Frogs Fear To Tread

July 31, 2011

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On a recent trip to the International Water Lily Collection in San Angelo, I was able to grab some really great shots.  Unfortunately, in their quest to inform the public on the names of the different waterlilies, there are name tags on little poles all over the place.  This makes for some very difficult photo […]

Quest for “Real” HDR Continued

July 22, 2011

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After a great comment by @hdrtist on my last version of the “Stormy Sunflower“, I went back to the drawing board.  Since the original shot was cropped so tightly, I had to change things up a bit.  I kept the sunflower as it was and concentrated on the background.  I tried to manipulate the stormy […]

Ransom Canyon Revisited

July 16, 2011

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I went back to Ransom Canyon yesterday to do some scouting for some Golden Hour and Blue Hours shots today.  I ended up staying for a while and taking some bracketed long exposure photos.  Here is the first one that I have worked on today.  Starting to see that I need a remote timer to […]

First try at a “Real” HDR

July 15, 2011

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After reading the “HDR Best Practices Guide” by Brian Matiash I am attempting to refine my HDR work.  As a newbie, I was fascinated by the ultra-halos and psychedelic colors, but I now see the artful qualities that can be had with some restrain and vision.  Here is my first “Refined HDR.”   It is the […]

Behind The Lens

July 10, 2011

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Often times when we view an image, we try to think about what the photographer would want us to see.  However, I sometimes wonder what was going on when the photographer made his/her image.  To make my point, I submit my latest FARMEX HDR image.  On the surface, it is a field of sunflowers with […]