A Night on the Strip

May 12, 2009

This is another bracketed shot which I processed using an HDR technique.  Essentially it’s a combination of three static shots–one under, one over and one normally exposed.  Using a great little application called Photomatix, I created an evenly blended composite of the three.  If anyone is interested in bringing out a much broader exposure range in their digital photography, and would strongly recommend this software!

By the way, I have another cleaned up version of this image in which I cleaned out the cloudy effect above the buildings.  After I did that though, I think that I still prefer this one below.


Dancing Fountains at the Belagio


Vegas, Baby!

April 29, 2009

During the week of April 20, my daughter Kelcey and I attended the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas.  During the day, I involved myself with the business of the day; researching equipment for the cable TV company that I work for.   The evenings however were taken up experimenting with my new hobby, HDR photography.

This shot is of the front of the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino at sunset, and is one of a series of images that I took.  I’ll add more images in later posts.