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A Foggy End to the Spring

Long Awaited Weather At the end of April I had a lot of luck with the weather and got exactly the foggy conditions I had been waiting for. During these few nights I cycled between to the locations I had scouted earlier. Some worked very well, others not but I even found a lot of new and unexpected ones. Some of pictures have been included in other posts (here and

Night Sky Panorama – Photoshop Challenge Part III

Night Sky Panorama Take 2 My second attempt at making a night sky panorama. And second because my first one pretty much failed, because Lightroom couldn’t stitch pictures containing only stars. The main fault most likely was my source material. This time I decided to include more of the ground so the program has something to anchor the image. No problem with lining up the pictures this time. Still I

Panorama Stitching- Photoshop Challenge Part II

Panorama Stitching Part I As I mentioned in the first Photoshop post, I’m already familiar with panorama stitching in Lightroom. I wanted to compare the tool in Photoshop by blending the same 17 frames in both programs. Not only the results are of interest here but also the settings available. Well, it turns it is more or less the same tool in both programs and the settings are pretty similar. Photoshop

Exploring the Zone between Night and Day

Finding a New Opportunity for Night Photography Recently the zone between night and day (a.k.a. twilight) has become one of my favorite times of the day to photograph in urban environments. The street lights are still on to create a layer of interest and there is just enough natural light coming from the rising sun. Usually mornings are more interesting than evenings. Simply because there is a higher change for

My Year in Photography and some Things I don’t like about Instagram

Best Nine? After seeing some of the “best nine posts” on Instagram I went to the website and made my own. The result was, well, interesting. Not many of the nine most liked pictures were the same as my favorite pictures posted this year. Maybe not surprising, since usually the pictures I like more get less likes, for whatever reason. I didn’t take all of my posted pictures this year,