Tag Archives: HDR

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The Painter and HDR

I have probably learned as much about photography through looking at paintings as I have learned from photography.

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HDR is simply another tool

…HDR produces images, which seem closer to the way the eye sees the world. That is only true however, when the image is processed with some careful attention to maintaining natural appearances. It is way too easy to push the process into the ugly world of kitsch and gaudiness.

Mike – © John Neel

Fisheye Fun – Rokinon 8mm and the Sony NEX 6

I am always much more interested in the way the final image looks than I am in the look and feel of a lens. The optics on this lens can produce some amazing results. Much better in my estimation than other fisheye lenses selling for much more money.

Salesman - © John Neel

Responding to HDR with restraint

  There seem to be many misconceptions about the process of HDR. HDR can create images that are pretty amazing. It can also produce images that are dreadfully awful. HDR…

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1941 Redo Using HDR

            Remaking the past This past fall, I went to see a major air show which happens every year close to where I live in Upstate…

Street Musicians - © John Neel

To Be… or…Not To Be…like everyone else?

In order to have your work stand out from the rest you need to have something to say, as well as the ability to see. Technique without vision is of little use to anyone.

Used - © John Neel

Edward Abbey – Speaks

Edward Abbey – A landscape photographer’s best friend. I would say one of the best friends of our Planet. “The worse the environment gets, the more popular environmentalism becomes.” –…

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Wild and Crazy Pinhole Paintings

One of my favorite things to do with a pinhole photograph is to finish the image in a digital paint application. Because of their lack of hard details, pinhole produced…

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The Amazing Beauty of the Color Anaglyph

Anaglyphs are a cool way to look at the world. There was a time, when an anaglyph image was produced with two different black and white images. One was printed…

Old Caddy - © John Neel

My Book – Your Photography

Never too technical, full of great examples and galleries, easy to read and to understand, Rethinking Digital Photography is meant to appeal to all levels of photographer, from beginners to advanced professionals.