Posts tagged ‘image’

26
Apr

Shot of the Day #32


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I have been kindly lent a macro lens – Canon Macro lens EFS  60mm 1:2.8 USM – and it is amazing to shot with :) ! I’ve experimented with water-droplets and generally snapping at anything really close-up, here is a ‘Jumping-Spider’ super close-up with the macro lens and slightly cropped.

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Jumping Spider Close-up!

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25
Apr

Shot of the Day #31


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It is ANZAC Day here in Australia and there are services all over the country remembering the young service men and women of the past and present who fought for our freedom.

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ANZAC Day

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16
Apr

Digital Blending – Dynamic Range – GIMP


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When wanting to combine two or more photographs for a higher dynamic range (HDR) or correcting an overexposed photograph, I mostly use programs like Photomatix, however it is sometimes too difficult or frustrating fiddling with the settings for minutes getting nowhere. So, there is an easier way and in certain cases much better than an HDR especially if you want to avoid those really surreal photographs – Digital Blending is the way to go, you can be much more selective with your increases/decreases in dynamic range and get more realistic results.

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Digital Blending - Petronas Towers, Malaysia

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10
Apr

How to make a photo grungy in GIMP


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This is a very simple method to making photographs grungy, but its also a good technique to have handy in your mind for any post-processing you might do in the future!

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The finished JPEG

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