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8
Aug

Shot of the Day #63

The sky in the Outback is always a rich deep blue and the sunsets are just as stunning – The black silhouettes of the harsh outback lands and a painterly mirage of clouds backlit by the falling Sun. There was a slight breeze while I was photographing the sunset and I had in mind that I would want to later lift the vibrant colours of the clouds in Camera Raw with an HDR effect, so instead of the three+ exposures I opted for raw. The screenshot below shows my adjustments in Camera Raw!

Outback Sunset Silhouettes

Outback Sunset Silhouettes

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4
Aug

June-July Round-Up of Favourite Tutorials

It is sometimes hard to keep up with all the new posts over the months especially for new visitors or people in a hurry, so here is the round up of the most viewed and best rated Tutorials of June and July 2010 on Scott Photographics. In order of most views:

June-July Round-Up of Favourite Tutorials

June-July Round-Up of Favourite Tutorials

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2
Aug

Shot of the Day #62

Panoramas are an excellent way to really capture the true Central Australia, because it offers the wide angle view that a person would experience there. Kings Canyon is perfectly lit at sunset where the cliff walls reflect warm reds and oranges, and make a fringe around the valley river bed. The panorama consists of ten photographs covering greater than 180┬░degrees.

Kings Canyon Panorama

Kings Canyon Panorama

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1
Aug

How to make a Globe/Planet photo manipulation in GIMP

This photo manipulation is called a stereographic projection, which takes a standard photograph and stretches it around in a circle creating a Globe or Planet like image!

Planet Photo Manipulation in GIMP

Planet Photo Manipulation in GIMP

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26
Jul

Shot of the Day #61

Marysville was buzzing yesterday lunchtime with all the day-trippers buying lunch at the famous Marysville Bakery! This photograph was taken lying down looking up, in between the tall two Gum Trees. Using Camera Raw in Photoshop I was able to uncover some of the detail in the shadows, especially right in the foreground.

Looking Up at Gum Trees

Looking Up at Gum Trees

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