Software

HDR in Landscape Photography

HDR is a subject that polarises people pretty clearly into one of two camps – “Love it” or “Hate it”. It is possible to use HDR tastefully, but amongst the challenges faced by landscape photographers wanting to extend the dynamic range of their photographs is how to deal with movement. […]

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Poppy Panorama

Poppy Panoramas!

The annual obsession with poppies very nearly passed me by this year, in fact it would have done had I not been asked to join a meeting in Portsmouth on Wednesday. As I drove west on the A27 from Brighton, I saw the most amazing field of poppies, at least […]

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Adventures in HDR

High Dynamic Range or HDR Photography is a technique that is capable of delivering results similar to those achieved by the naked eye. The technique involves exposing a range of identically framed shots at shutter speeds calculated to expose for points between the darkest and lightest parts of an image. […]

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Poppy Panorama

This is the time of year for Poppies to show their faces. Only this year there’s not been a lot of sun and finding the Poppy fields has proved rather more difficult than I expected. This shot was obtained via a comment made on Flickr that mentioned there were Poppies […]

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Even the Grey Days Are Good!

Sometimes, even photography is hard work! I strained my back last weekend and couldn’t get an appointment with the osteopath until tomorrow. I’ve been pretty much immobilised for nearly a week and living on pain killers and toast. As is usually the case with these things, the pain and stiffness […]

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Instagr.am & Facebook

The news that Instagram has been acquired by Facebook leaves me with mixed feelings I’m afraid. I’m pleased for the guys at Instagram obviously, their hard work over the last few years has given them prime position in the iPhoneography space and now they are getting the tangible rewards. Long […]

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