29 May 2011

Photo of the day #3

Recently beta release of Photomatix Pro 4.1 was released to the public.

This time my photo from Warsaw ZOO (Longing for freedom). I like it for some reason and it makes me wonder whether ZOOs are good in any sense.

Longing for freedom

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26 May 2011

Photo of the day #2

Well, I failed with uploading a photo on a daily basis just one day after this concept was born... Not good for sure :) ... Well here is another one. One of my favourite photos. It was taken in Warmian-Masurian region in Poland. I love this reflection :) Hope you like it too!

I used no graduation filter, it is HDR.

Reflection in Dadaj Lake

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23 May 2011

Photo of the day #1


from now on I will try to upload one of my photos (or link to Flickr) on a daily basis (or quite often at least :) ).

Today I link to my newest upload on Flickr: Montserrat in Black and White showing view from the Monserrat monastery. The photo is a HDR which I've done from 3 RAW shots taken at -2, 0, +2 exposures using auto-bracketing mechanism. The conversion to grayscale was done in post-processing step in Photoshop.

Montserrat in Black and White

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19 May 2011

Tutorial: Fire photography made easy

For many, fire is one of the most difficult subjects to shoot. It's very dynamic and unpredictable - changes colour and shape every single second (much faster in fact). All this makes it very hard to take good photo of it. At the same time it's very fascinating, can help in creating very artistic and abstract works. In this short tutorial I will try to give some simple tips on how to take a good fire shot.

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