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I was curious, so I tried a few conversions to Black & Gray & White. I only used the seeds as I think those are more interesting than the flowers. I used Nik Tools Silver Efex Pro 2 with custom … Continue reading
Aurora HDr does great with bracketed shots and my last post showed it capably handles single photos . . . but, what about Luminar 3 by the same company? OK, OK, I’m probably burning out my few readers with these … Continue reading
OK, if you don’t know about Aurora HDR 2019 by now, it means you’re not reading my posts. That means it’s no use for me to review what these posts are about. If you have been reading, then I can … Continue reading
In case anyone forgot or didn’t read Part 1 or Part 2, this and the two previous posts are about software (Aurora HDR 2019) geared toward processing scenes shot with bracketed exposures. The software is by Skylum and some might … Continue reading
Quick Note: My typical reader either doesn’t care about this stuff or they already know it, so who are these posts for? Well, they are for a tiny portion of humanity; they are for people who just developed (developed; get … Continue reading
HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing was all the rage some time ago. Impossibly lit and detailed photos with overly-saturated colors were showing up everywhere . . . for a while. Some people hated them, some loved them. For me, it’s just another tool … Continue reading
This post is about post-processing photos and it’s a long post. I often speak of post-processing. For the uninitiated, that’s taking a photo as shot (as it comes out of the camera) and tweaking it to hopefully make it more … Continue reading
Six-hundred-thirty-two days . . . that’s how long these photos have waited before taking center stage. The day was Saturday, May 25, 2013. I was young back then, and not the grizzled, wrinkled, graying, and bitter man I am now. … Continue reading
Another slow day in writing . . . but then I also did another post, and played with some photos. It occurs to me that at least part of my mission on this rock is to show pictures I have … Continue reading
As I am laying down most of the time, I figured it would be a good opportunity to process some of the photos from the August visit to the Air Force Academy. My brother and his wife came to visit, … Continue reading
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That was the view yesterday morning while driving along County Line Road, the road serving to mark the boundary between El Paso and Douglas Counties, here in Colorado. A cloud had been hovering in the area since the previous evening, … Continue reading
In an earlier post (HERE) I briefly mentioned Guffey, a small town we drove through when we took the long way around to get home from Florence. The place is a bit strange . . . . . . and … Continue reading