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The Not so Dead-end Alley

While traveling with my good friend Rich, we stumbled upon a few nooks and crannies… what we thought was going to be a dead-end, wasn’t… Take a quick look at his rendition as well.

I spent quite a bit of time with this image in Photoshop, onOne, Photomatix and Lighroom to get what I was seeing through my eyes and in my head while we were on location.  I believe this is a fair representation of both what I was seeing and what I wanted to see … if that makes sense…

The Not so Dead-end Alley
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, f/9, 26mm, ISO 100, 7 exposure HDR
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The Big City

While I was in Philadelphia last week, I didn’t have much time to take photos other than walking to and from my destination and the train station. Overall, it was a beautiful day, but it did have some ominous looking clouds towards the end of the day. Luckily, no rain on Rob 🙂 If you were wondering where this actually was, it was right about here. This was the first photo that I’ve processed using Nik’s HDR Efex. I’ve been finding that it does a wonderful job when there isn’t ghosting in the source images caused from movement in the frame (people, trees, clouds, etc.). But this was my first day and photo, so I might be just needing some pointers on that… What do you think – is the image color flat?

The Big City
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, f/8, 32mm, ISO 250, 7 exposure HDR, handheld

Top Pick Thursday

It’s a beautiful day here in the Mid-Atlantic… 4 inches of beautiful rain.  Which reminds me of how awesome it is everywhere else – especially New Zealand 🙂

Today’s Top Pick is from Eden Brackstone. He has some great shots but this one which was taken recently, caught my eye.

"Are We Dreaming" - © 2011 - Eden Brackstone

"Are We Dreaming" - © 2011 - Eden Brackstone

I think this one looks pretty awesome on black.  Make sure you check out the rest of Eden’s work and follow him on Twitter.  The picture is taken here.  I really gotta get there.  I mean, where else can you see this kind of landscape.

You can see last week’s here.