Photoshop CS5 HDR

Posted June 2nd, 2010 by   |  Photography, Software, Travel, Uncategorized  |  Permalink

I ran my first HDR image through Photoshop CS5’s new HDR pro utility. I must admit that the program did a very good job of producing a “believable” HDR image. I ran four 14-bit Nikon D700 NEF images through the utility and was impressed with how quickly CS5 rendered the preview. So far, so good.

These images were taken last week in Galveston, Texas.

HDR Image processed through Adobe CS5's new HDR Pro utility. I used four NEFs from a handheld Nikon D700 with 14-24mm f2.8 lens.

HDR Image processed through Adobe CS5's new HDR Pro utility. I used four NEFs from a handheld Nikon D700 with 14-24mm f2.8 lens.

Here's one of the original images. You can see that the new HDR image doesn't look too heavily processed. I like the results I'm seeing.

Here's a single shot (i.e. non-HDR) from the same vantage point. You can see that the new HDR image doesn't look too heavily processed. I like the results I'm seeing.





Galveston, TX Photo Excursion

Posted May 25th, 2010 by   |  Photography, Travel, Wildlife  |  Permalink

I had a free day between workshops for the Nikonians Academy and decided to head down to Galveston, TX for some photos. The weather is awesome and the town is a great place to take photos. Here are some pics.

Moody Mansion. D700, 14-24mm f2.8

Moody Mansion. D700, 14-24mm f2.8

Surfer. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Surfer. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Surfer at sunset. Nikon D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Surfer at sunset. Nikon D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Galveston Bay ship yards. Nikon D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4xTC

Galveston Bay ship yards. Nikon D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4xTC

Egret hunting fish. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Egret hunting fish. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Laughing gull in flight. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC

Laughing gull in flight. D700, 70-200 f2.8, 1.4x TC





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