Tag Archives: High dynamic Range

Lake Ontario – © John Neel – 2017

Using the Tamron SP 85mm f1.8 Prime lens

There are many good reasons to use a prime focus lens. Probably the most interesting to me is……Each time I go for a walk, I find something to photograph. Even if it is familiar territory such as a walk around the block, the world finds ways of changing from the time before. The 85mm Tamron F1.8 SP

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Shoot Your HDR on a String – Make a handheld HDR support

The device here is called a String-pod. It can be an effective tool to help steady the camera during most daylight HDR sequences as well as exposure times that are…………

Eqiuipment - © John Neel

Nighttime Photography with a Flashlight

Nocturnal light painting with a flashlight is a way to make sure that the important subject details are illuminated in the final rendition.

House of Justice - © John Neel

The Light of Darkness – Nighttime HDR

HDR used incorrectly can produce some terrible photography. However, in my opinion, when it is used well, the images it can produce are pretty amazing.

Live Picture Screenshot - © John Neel

Live Picture – Software that was way ahead of its time

  Once upon a time, there was a software package that could destroy Photoshop in nearly every way. Even today, if it were still available, it could hold its own in…

© John Neel

You can use HDR – Just don’t call it “HDR”

HDR can be a valid way to make a normal looking image. By normal, I mean an image that to the eye looks the way we might see it in the real world.

Bush - © John Neel   Zone-Sieve
Tree - © John Neel - digitally painted HDR Pinhole

Skink Pinhole Pancake – HDR, Stitched and Digitally Painted

Pinhole photography is much more than what it seems. Most pinholers only use the most obvious techniques. …the pinhole image is a starting point for many potential outcomes.

Dinosaur - © John Neel

Chance and Opportunity – When luck comes your way…

During the making of the image…, I realized that one of the bikers was about ready to leave. I started the HDR sequence just before he started the bike, which turned on the headlight.

Petals - © John Neel

Pushing the Pinhole Image

Personally, I find that simply toning the image makes it seem more interesting. However, I usually don’t stop there. I like to enhance the images using the incredible tools available to me through…Read more…