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Alki Beach in HDR

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As described previously, I've started my adventure with the HDR photography.

Picture was taken few weeks ago at Alki Beach in Seattle, WA almost at sunset, but I haven't had time to work on it until today.

This picture itself was created by combining 6 different photos and playing with the result.

I could probably make it look better, but the beginnings are always hard (eg. look at my old IR photos :)

Update: Didn't like the red and magenta bleeding on edges, so I've fixed them and updated the picture.
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WillFactorMedia's avatar
Again, brilliant work on the clouds. It's been a while since I've been out to Alki Point. :aww:
digimagicnb's avatar
Lovely work - found this thru via featured here: [link] -thru link there
vazagothic's avatar
Thank you! Glad to hear (or read in that case) that you like it too :) I will do my best to shoot more HDR in the future.
Pensiveone's avatar
WOW.. that is amazing
vazagothic's avatar
Thank you so much .. I only wish I could have walked inside the fenced area and take few more shots at a different angle. Unfortunately the place was already closed.

But as they say - better luck next time :-) Or should I have said: Better shot next time :-D
tikurion's avatar
These HDR effects still are quite stunning maybe I'll find the time to experiment on those too sooner or later. In the meantime I enjoy looking at wonderful shots like this as an inspiration, really nice : D!
Kawaiikunaii's avatar
Oh. My. God.
That is amazing :D
Definite fav mate!
vazagothic's avatar
:-)

Glad you like it :-)

I should hopefully get better with the HDR after reading the "The HDRI Handbook" by Christian Bloch which seems like an excellent source of information (though it's pretty thick and I don't have much time to read it).
Ddogg2287's avatar
wow thats cool! I love the lighting effects
vazagothic's avatar
Thank you :-)

I like it as well - I didn't expect it to look good (especially with the big overcast), but was nicely surprised with the final result.

I will hopefully be able to take some more HDR photos soon :)
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