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CFA uses HDR image for Powerline illustration

The Country Fire Authority has chosen an image I shot a while ago to illustrate the dangers involved in letting trees grow near powerlines. Just a quick shot whist on assignment and a single frame HDR conversion. Photomatix normally does very odd things to power lines against a sky and this is no exception.

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Churchyard in Tasmania revisited

HDR has taken me on a journey and now I have been messing around with some textured layering in Photoshop. I have always liked that “Old Master” canvas look where old oil goes a sort of crackled sheen. I recently started uploading some images at RedBubble just to give some other options for reproduction and…

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HDR Before and After image processing

A lot of people ask if the color in my images is real. Is it created with Photoshop or filters or some magic formula? The answer will vary depending on the image but over the last few years I have been refining a method using High Dynamic Range image processing as Tone Mapped images. I…

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Heritage trees in Melbourne

We shot a number of trees that are on the list as significant trees in Melbourne. These are protected trees and of importance for rarity, age and historical reference. I will post others and give correct the names as I get the selections from the Arborist at Tree Logic. Have a look in the shop…

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High Dynamic Range

Over the last few week I have been trialling some HDR ( High Dynamic Range) imaging software, Photomatix in order to get an image that takes in a broader range of lighting conditions. To me it performs the digital equivalent of the old zone system as it was applied by the likes of Ansel Adams…

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