Category: Photography

A Day at Lake Eola and Fireworks!

A few weeks ago I was re-reading Tony Northrup’s great DSLR guide, How to Create Stunning Digital Photography. In the section on night photography he discusses his technique for getting pictures of fireworks and I decided to try it this year. His method is simple; Manual program, set ISO to 200, aperture to 5.6, shutter to …

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Wekiwa Springs State Park

Took my camera and went to Wekiwa Springs State Park today. Walked all around the springs for a bit, then took off on a hiking trail to Sand Lake, a two mile walk. Ambled around the lake taking pictures and then returned to the swimming area. Although I didn’t activly start a Runkeeper session, my …

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Night shot iPhone 6 Plus, grainy but nailed the shot.

  I really like ProCamera.  It is easy to use but has depth, allowing lots of control including separate exposure and focus points, shutter or ISO priority and bracketing.  I’ll be trying some even darker night shpts soon. Adjustments in Lightroom 5 include crop, straighten, noise and WB adjustment.  

Sunset in neighborhood

Just a quick snap taken during my walk/jog around the neighborhood on my birthday.  No exposure information saved since it was taken within the Runkeeper app on my iPhone 6 Plus.  Editing with Snapseed app to underexpose the lower section and with Touch/Retouch app to remove a light pole in the center of the photo. Amazing …

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Nikon D5500 Review: Digital Photography Review

Source: Nikon D5500 Review: Digital Photography Review Well, getting back into photography a bit, purchased an enthusiast level Nikon.  Opted out of the kit lens and got a great deal on a decent zoom until I can afford a good lens.  Hopefully photos will follow. Previously I used a Canon 20D with some great L-Glass …

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Honey. Dew. Original and three edits. #tangledFX #melon

Filtered effect version of previous photo.

Ice crystal on the outside frame of window glass but inside the screen. #frost #ice

It’s all about perspective

Be careful when taking your Christmas pics!

First misty morning.