I was mucking around with a bit of post processing on some older images today. Loosely following the tutorial I wrote a while back on Polar Panoramas, I created the below two images. I have to admit I cheated slightly but won't say how :)
It appears that Summer may actually have arrived in the UK. After months of storms, floods and generally crap weather there's suddenly colour everywhere and stunning sunsets. Here's a few images from the past few days... The images were all taken in and around Hedsor, Bucks.
Early morning shoots offer some great light and tranquility. Spring sunrises seem somewhat more 'pastel' than in Winter which offers a nice alternative to the past few months sunrise shooting.
Photography is a big part of my life, but so is my wife, my job, my car and many other important elements that take up time and effort. As we get busier or more successful in one area of our lives, it invariably has a negative effect on other area. Finding the time for photography can become difficult, here's some suggestions on how you can fit in your creativity to even the busiest of days.
I'm not going to go into technical details and step by step guides on how to post process HDR, there's plenty of other tutorials that will run through this for you (including this one!). These are 6 easy rules to remember when taking and processing images for HDR that will ensure a successful end result.
Reprocessing old photos is something that every photographer should include in their schedule. With new software and techniques being shared every day online, applying new ways of processing your images shouldn't be reserved only for new images, older shots should be considered too.
If you've seen the movie 'The Other Guys' you'll know about the drunken night scene. It's a great piece of film making and a truly original way of capturing images. It's almost impossible to imagine how they achieved the effect but luckily, this video explains all!