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Some might be considered more Travel shots. But other than some crowded sights, I think it fits better here.
Fuji S5 Pro (D200 modified body) Sigma 10-20mm or the 18-55 VR II kit lens (My light travel kit)
Lots of pictures!
All Colour is with a D800, and mostly a 16-35 F4 VR, or a Sigma 50mm f1.4
for Infrared's look here
Lake O'Hara, Wiwaxy / Huber Ledges hike, As you can see, weather didn't exactly co-operate
Haha, yeah the internal IR reflections make those shots very difficult. The magenta almost always bleeds through....
Thanks everyone, was a fun few hours running around trying to catch the sun!
And then the long exposures later when the light was terrible lol
Went to Oregon on vacation and tried to catch the good lighting on the 101. Mostly missed it, but got a solid 5 hours of sun one day.
Color pictures are here
4 (Portland, not on the 101!)
Oops, posted a bit more than I planned on doing...
Anyway, This is round 2 of the Canadian MX series, Moto 1 and Moto2. Shot in Kamloops BC on June 9th.
D800 and 80-200 af-s for all the shots here.
Oh I know, its insatiable!
The S5 Pro is pretty cheap as a convertable body, and works really well for having the dynamic range needed to keep the clouds from being blown (Major problem on my old Converted D70)
#2 is definitely my favorite, no channel swap, but I think it works better there!
Had a couple days of very good clouds, but intermittent sunlight that was very temperamental...
D800 and 16-35 VR was 90% of the shots.
Anyway, here's a snapshot of the trip
Infrared shots of the trip are posted here
Meeting of the waters (Yoho)
Ran through, had a couple days of good lighting, so I mostly shot Colour.
Taken on a converted Fuji S5 Pro, all with the 18-55 VR kit lens.
Colour shots of the trip are posted here.
Meeting of the waters (Yoho)
Siffleur Falls area
Oh Barcelona I could go back and spend a lot more time there. I barely scratched the surface in the 3 days I had. July the sites are quite packed though. The sheer number of people at Sagrada Familia, Park Cuell and Montjuic was a bit mind boggling.
In Granada naturally you will be going to the Alhambra, buy your tickets in advance and go to the "afternoon" time. That way you can be in the park for sunset / magic hour lighting. I made that mistake and went in the morning.
Also when going to see the Alhambra, don't take a bus, walk and...
I own 2 Fuji S5 Pro's for landscape photography, and so I've been following a few camera's lately. With the D4 dx0mark review out, I noticed the D7000 is still top of their list for dynamic range... Soo....
Anyone have a few full res RAW shots I can look at? What I'm looking for is...
Thanks everyone, the weather was supposed to be terrible on my trip, but it ended up actually quite nice! Gave me a few nice windows of opportunity where I expected none. (The worst part about having to book vacations way ahead of time.. Weather...)
Took my barebones kit with me on Vacation. 2x S5 PRo's (One IR, one regular), an 18-55 VR and a 10-20mm Sigma. Its all I ever use anyway!
Vancouver, English Bay
Seattle, Space Needle
Seattle, Olympic sculpture park
Vancouver, English Bay
Well manual blending is kind of my way of saying, I used all the bracketed shots and created multiple layers and layer masks by hand till I got what I deemed a good dynamic range image.
Once you have the concept of layers and layer masking down in photoshop, its pretty easy to combine...
Thanks for the good comments!
You know, of all the times I've visited Maligne lake, i've never even considered taking the boat tour.
I walked half way to the postercard island (That the lake is famous for). Then realized I wouldn't get back in time for nightfall if I kept going. So I had to...
I'm seeing lots of love for Banff, and so I'm here to share some love of its northern "sister" city area.
All taken just over a week ago, it was already half way through Fall there!
Manually blending by hand vs Photmomatix (As best as I could manage). I do this test every once in a while and see if I should even look at tonemapping, But even with the extra 10-20 minutes of work that needs to go into the manual blend, I just can't justify tonemapping.
I know its tilted, I...
Thanks for all the nice feedback! Though I'm sticking with the CPL :) I don't mind the skies, and I feel the positives outweigh the negatives, but thats my opinion anyway!
PTGui is fantastic, has never let me down (well maybe when I have to add control points manually).
The whole area is...
I'm more looking for opinions on brightness, black levels, saturation etc. My monitor is the same, but I had to move it and the viewing angle is a bit different (higher) and it can't tilt up and down.
C&C on the composition etc is fine too!
From Prince George to in and around Jasper, a few...
I only saw 2 cyclists the entire time, but It was Thursday morning between 9 and 1:00. So that doesn't surprise me.
That would be an amazingly grueling trek on a bicycle though! You must be in great shape to have done that!
My rule of thumb is 10km/h over the speedlimit, but sometimes for the sake of the video I sped up a lot faster to get people out of the shot :)
Almost 400km, I think the odometer actually read 421, but at one pic for every 200m it should be 400km almost exactly!
This isn't exactly a picture per-se. But its 2000 of them made into a video!
Its my favorite drive ever, so when the weather was a bit iffy I decided to try another timelapse (My last one didn't work out so well) This time I used a tripod rather than a window mount, which actually saved me...
Oh I did lots that follow the typical rules of composition, but I liked the first pic for the riders colour scheme, and having rider exit frame rather than enter here doesn't really change much. (as below)
Sigma 10-20mm or the 18-55 VR work great on DX, almost never use a tripod, PTGui or Hugin work great at stitching. Errors are few and far between and often easily fixable.
On the D700 i've also used the Sigma 50mm f1.4 for a few pano's, but you don't get the same perspective so its less my...
Few pictures taken on a 2 day road trip, more emphasis on the Yoho and Banff national parks than Revelstoke or Glacier. But that's mostly due to the subject matter!
Skunk Cabbage Trails (Revelstoke)
At the edge of Glacier national park
Natural Bridges (Yoho)