Tag: Photo

Get dramatic skies without HDR

I used HDR a lot in the past and loved it. But as time passed by and I learned more about photography my taste also changed. So I stopped using HDR. But I always liked the dramatic skies that HDR creates. I recently learned a nice simple technique to achieve the same without having to shot bracketed and create HDR… Read more →

Claroscuro

An attempt to capture dramatic light. The subject was a porcelain “A”. Played with angle and a flash light. But had to increase contrast and crop a bit in Canon DPP. Read more →

Three

Outside the Metro I was waiting to being picked up to go to a photo shoot outing. It was early morning and the sky was overcast. But as I was standing in the sidewalk the sun appeared and the sky turned blue. Behind me there was this building now receiving the blast of light. I saw this with lot of… Read more →

Turn the camera!

Here’s one simple suggestion I received some time ago: turn the camera! I was stuck when it came to composition and this simple action opened a new filed of opportunities. Here’s an example where I tilted the camera sideways to make the lines stronger and get a more interesting visual impact. Simple, uh? 😉   Read more →

Live on a mobile

If you look at it you will notice the photo is not perfect. Blurred, and with blown out withes and noisy blacks. However it does capture a moment during Gorillaz 2011 tour brilliantly (if I might say so). This is to show that sometimes a low quality mobile camera can achieve great results. If you wonder this was shot on a SonyEricsson… Read more →