Love It Or Hate It – HDR Photography

Love it or hate it, HDR photography is an accepted, almost mainstream, style of photography. Whether HDR can be called a style or not is open to debate as it is more the post processing associated with multiple exposure images of the same subject. But this post is not about HDR photography – it is about whether or not people like images that have been processed to HDR, or by tone mapping. Many photographers rail against […]

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HDR effect on a pic of St Mary's Basilica

Invercargill Photowalk With Trey Ratcliff

At the tail end of October the Southland Photographic Society hosted an Invercargill photowalk with Trey Ratcliff. Not only was it the first time that Trey had led an Invercargill photowalk, but it was also the first organised photo taking outing I had attended. For those of you who haven’t heard of Trey, he is an adventurer, a traveller, an artist, a writer and a self-taught photographer who specialises in HDR photography Immediately after the Invercargill […]

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a tree bent by the prevailing winds

HDR Photography

I’ve been dabbling a bit lately with HDR photography. if you are unfamiliar with what HDR means – it is quite straight forward. HDR photography is high dynamic range photography. For some time now I’ve been aware of photos that I’ve found on the ‘net that really leap out and almost slap you in the face because of their high contrast and vibrant colours. Some images that I’ve seen are, to my eye at least, […]

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