If you’re anything like me then you like winning.
And free stuff.
What about winning free stuff?
Well I have a little competition running on my Facebook page & Instagram of this here canvas pano
Valued at $345 and measuring 100cm x 30cm it will look great hanging on your wall. I belive this was 21 photos all stitched together to make this high resolution pano!
All you have to do is like (or follow depending what platform you’re using) the page and share the picture. Easy peasy.
Winner will be drawn on Wednesday 8th of June.
Get winning 😉
See you at the beach.
If you didn’t catch the links up top, here they are again
People seem fascinated by the aerial perspective of most things. So I am. It’s the feeling of being able to see something from a position you physically can’t get to.
Having no training in the field of photography makes things interesting. Throw a drone into the mix and too many ideas can complicate it at times but I’ve now well and truly welcomed myself to the world of HDR Panoramas.
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and means you’ll be taking multiple exposures of the same image, stitching it together in post and editing the results. For landscape photography I love shooting HDR. Like A LOT!
Now throwing the word Panorama or Pano at it means more multiple images stitched together. Again this is a really beautiful procedure for landscapes.
Here is an example of a non HDR Pano.
Nice colour (although it clouded over), a fair bit of wow. Pretty simple.
Here is a HDR Pano of Omaha
Sun was out, the tide almost perfect and lots of range!
This one is of Omaha Bay from Rodney Road. I was about 10 minutes late to get this shot. You can find out why by clicking here
Obviously weather and angle plays a big part in the final result but the dynamic range in the HDR is so much better. This allows you to pull more detail from the shadows and drop the highlights so they’re not as blown out!
Better results, better images with more of a wow factor and better fun! HDR can be done poorly as well. When it’s overdone it’s just a bit…. Blaaaa.
There’s so many places I’ve been over the last year that I need to go back to and reshoot so it’s all in the planning.
This shot isn’t a Pano but it is a really nice HDR of the Omaha bridge
So many photos to take and so little time. Here’s to more HDR Panos.
See you at the beach!