Category: HDR – High Dynamic Range Photography Tips

General Electric CF6 Turbofan

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print Last weekend I went to the DC area, but since it was really hot, I decided to stay indoors and my first stop was the National Air and Space Museum. The GE CF6 Turbo fan is one of the may exhibits you’ll see on the first floor. I really wish […]

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Urban Decay HDR

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print This hdr photo was taken from what looks like to be a big compound that was burned a long time ago. This photo is composed of 5 frames taken manually. Camera on a tripod, set to Aperture Priority, ISO 100, Aperture F/16. Taken with a Canon EOS 60d and a […]

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HDR Photo of an Abandoned Ryder Rental Truck

Taken with a Canon Rebel XS and a Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC Lens @ 17mm Download Hi-Res | Buy Print This was taken same day I took the photo of the Abandoned Old House. I took the photos using my cameras auto bracketing feature. I really wish i had a tripod with me that day. […]

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HDR Photo of an Old Abandoned House

Taken with a Canon Rebel XS and a Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8 VC Lens @ 29mm Download Hi-Res | Buy Print I found this photo while I was browsing through my lightroom catalog. This photo was taken somewhere in the small town of Fredericksburg, VA last January 30, while I accompany a friend. I ask him […]

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Create Realistic and Artistic HDR Photographs

It’s been quite sometime since I did a post, especially in the hdr section of my site. I have been really busy at work for the past few weeks, but thankfully I had a little weekend break. HDR or High Dynamic Range, is an excellent photographers tool if use right. Some people may tend to […]

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HDR Weekly : Keep It Simple

The S Dillon Ripley Center along Jefferson Drive Southwest in Washington DC by SimplyNess This weeks HDR Tip is all about keeping things simple. Here’s a few points: HDR photographs doesn’t have to surrealistic or fantasy like looking images, maybe that’s the reason why some consider it as fake or out of this world. HDR […]

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Weekly HDR – Cloudy and Cold

Just a quick post for this weeks hdr photo. Still busy and a lot of catching up to do. It was 8 pm Eastern about 20deg cold and damp at the National Mall in DC. I was planning on taking some photos of the Old Post Office but, it rain even before I got there […]

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Having Fun In The Streets with HDR

It’s been a really busy, crazy week for me. I know, this should have been posted yesterday and I apologize. Finally I’ve managed to process some photos I took at Georgetown in DC during the Georgetown Merriment last weekend. It was fun but really hard to move around because of the cold weather, it was […]

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Part II – Testing Luminance HDR 2.0.1 – Free HDR Imaging Software.

Read Part I here: Ok, after using Luminance for a week I find it to be a great HDR tool, with it’s current feature set and capabilities, I can honestly tell that it’s tone mapping capabilities is better than the tone mapping capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS5, and other free hdr softwares like Picturenaut and […]

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Testing Qtpfsgui/Luminance HDR 2.0.1 – Free HDR Imaging Software.

HDR Image of George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA Here’s another alternative free HDR imaging software for people who want to create HDR images but can’t afford those popular but pricey Photomatix Pro 4 and Adobe Photoshop CS5. I have just installed the latest version of Luminance HDR, Ver. 2.0.1 and I noticed that […]

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Right After Sunset

Right After Sunset Black and White HDR This one is from the Archives. I didn’t have much time to make one today. So busy at work. This is my very first HDR. Just did a quick bw conversion in Photoshop CS5. Let me know what you think. Thanks guys, gotta go. Camera Gear: Canon EOS […]

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Old Town Alexandria Seaport Center in Black and White HDR

Old Town Alexandria Seaport Center in Black and White HDR I love this one. It’s like my favorite photo taken that day. Why? Well, it’s just that I felt everything went well with this one, first of all the light, it’s perfect, at this time of day (around 5pm) everything just comes out, the textures […]

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Black and White HDR, Really? Yes HDR can be in Black and White.

7-Eleven from Across the Street I’m really into HDR lately, Yeah baby!!!, and this week, I’m experimenting on Black and White HDR, you can see all of them here at the blogs at Simplyness.Com. When I started doing HDR, I said to myself that it would be a waste to convert this beautiful range of […]

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Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Monochrome HDR – Woodrow Wilson Bridge The Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (also known as the Wilson Bridge) spans the Potomac River between the independent city of Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The bridge is one of only a handful of drawbridges in the U.S. Interstate Highway System. It contained the […]

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7-Eleven From Across the Street

Monochrome HDR – 7-Eleven Walking for hours carrying a tripod and camera on my shoulder isn’t funny at all, especially with an aching feet. Thanks to 7-Eleven at Old Town Alexandria I can chill down for a few minutes and have some snack. They have everything from awesome coffee, slurpees, chocolate, you name it, and […]

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The Fisherman – Todays Flickr Post

Black and White HDR – The FisherMan Taken Saturday Nov. 6, I asked a friend to drop me off the waterfront for a little walk. Really not in the mood to take pictures, but I still brought along my camera and small tripod, been walking for 30mins and I spotted this man fishing from afar, […]

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Best Subject for HDR Photography

Creating an HDR Photograph isn’t an exact science and for me there isn’t one best subject for HDR photography and finding a subject for any type of photography isn’t easy, same is true with HDR. Here are a few suggestions on what to keep an eye for: Tunnels with ample lights. Industrial Locations Cloud Formations […]

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HDR Wednesday : Software I Use for My HDR Work

Fall Foliage HDR. Last Wednesday I gave some tips on Camera Settings. Today, I’m going to tell you which software I use and which software I’ve tried so you can choose which one will suit your needs and your budget, but let me tell you right now, if you can afford Adobe Photoshop CS5 and […]

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HDR Wednesday’s : HDR Camera Settings and Fall Foliage HDR Images

3 exposure settings. -2,0,+2, Aperture set at f/9. Last Wednesday I gave a short introduction to HDR, today’s post is about Camera Settings, how to set your to capture HDR Photos.

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HDR Wednesday : HDR Primer

Sample HDR Photo of row boats. What is HDR? HDR or High Dynamic Range is a post processing technique that involves taking multiple photos of a scene using different exposures, darkest(under expose), normal exposure, and lightest(over expose) and later combining them together to achieve the so called high dynamic range which is not visible with […]

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