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A journey in Photography and sharing of how I go about taking various types of photos. Discussions include software and camera equipment and how to make the most of your equipment in a given situation.

HDR to extend Dynamic Range

Over the last few years you have probably heard about and seen some HDR or High Dynamic Range photos.  There is basically 2 types of HDR images that you see - the ones that have very vivid and almost cartoonish appearance and the ones you don't recognise as being processed this way.  Well, whenever I use this technique I am for the end result to not be recognised as an HDR if I can help it.  It is a process I use very sparingly.

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Keeping up

Since the day that the announcement was made that the folks who wrote Rawshooter software sold out to Adobe I have known that at some point I would have to learn how to use a new software package for my RAW processing.  While the absolute day is not quite here in terms of need it is fast approaching.

With the announcement and some of the inital reports about the new Olympus E3 Pro DSLR camera The time is getting closer.

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Using Levels

Today, when I was going thru a few hundred photos from a recent interstate trip, I was paying particular attention to how I go about processing the RAW file to get the most pleasing image possible from it.

To that end, I picked a photo that had a great composition but sadly lacked almost everything else.

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A walk in the Bush

I recently discovered a wonderful resource that I have started exploring. I found a website that lists 40 Great South Australia Short Walks and have been reading about them.

I used this list to "discover" the short walk I took a week ago to Morialta park and the Waterfall. See the post I made from last week.

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