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Old 27th April 2010, 14:57   #8671
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@Samurai - Thanks for the pointer. I was shooting with an umbrella in one hand & the camera in the other. Also it is a P&S camera.
One doubt I have in taking close ups, can we use flash in conditions of low light? How would it affect the shot?

@shajufx - nice shot of the flower.
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Old 27th April 2010, 15:02   #8672
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Did some tweaking and got these.
These pictures look much better now! Post more Auto - HDRs
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Old 27th April 2010, 15:16   #8673
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My first HDR attempt. I saw a video tutorial on Youtube and tried to follow it.

Please let me know how I can improve.

EDIT: A single RAW file was used.
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Old 27th April 2010, 15:36   #8674
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I was shooting with an umbrella in one hand & the camera in the other.
Nutty Nair,(or naughty nair ?) you can use the same umbrella (if only inside is silver coated) to get a bounce flash effect on the less lighted areas while you shoot. , but with a P&S, I doubt how a flash can be detached.

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Old 27th April 2010, 15:50   #8675
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From what I've experienced, HDR works best for the outdoors, especially if its overcast. I would suggest you work towards a mild HDR (1/3 EV stops) initially.
Yes, should try better outdoor shots. Looks like the rains are around the corner. Will try the 1/3 exposure next time.

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These pictures look much better now! Post more Auto - HDRs
I just got onto the band wagon, the clicking just wont stop
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Old 27th April 2010, 17:05   #8676
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My first HDR attempt. I saw a video tutorial on Youtube and tried to follow it.
Please let me know how I can improve.
EDIT: A single RAW file was used.
@Proxima: It's a pseudo HDR right, because only one RAW file was used. BTW Nice composition!
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Old 27th April 2010, 23:01   #8677
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Yes Clever, didn't know the term pseudo-HDR.

Another one from the same set.
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Old 27th April 2010, 23:21   #8678
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Tried a pseudo HDR , apparently I cant figure out why the center part of the image is showing bright after using photomatix.

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Old 28th April 2010, 00:43   #8679
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tried light painting a while back.
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Hey furious, light signature looks cool, frankly how many attempts were done ?

I remember an article that came in the betterphotography mag couple of months back. I hope you have seen that !
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Hellman nice!
Furious; loved your room's pic.
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The Tiger - Taken from Bannarghetta National Park

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Tried a pseudo HDR , apparently I cant figure out why the center part of the image is showing bright after using photomatix.
That halo can be removed by layer masking in CS3. You can mask that part which is halo with the original image.

Here is one pseudo HDR.
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Hey furious, light signature looks cool, frankly how many attempts were done ?

I remember an article that came in the betterphotography mag couple of months back. I hope you have seen that !
Probably shot 5-6 clicks. I was actually having fun clicking this No mate, dint go through that article, stopped purchasing magazines.

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Furious; loved your room's pic.
Thanks a lot
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