Ship Wreck HDR

Ship Wreck HDR

There is a wrecked ship lying in The Gurpur River near Tannir Bavi, Mangalore. Locals claim it was wrecked during the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. It provided me a very nice opportunity to test the new version of Photomatix Pro 4 software. Even though Adobe Photoshop has now built in HDR function, Photomatix … Read moreShip Wreck HDR

Geoencoding Photos

Qstarz BT-Q1000XT GPS Travel Recorder

New high end point & shoots and almost all smartphones have Global Positioning System (GPS) built into them. They allow you to incorporate latitude & longitude of the location where the photo taken into the Exchangeable image file format (Exif) header of the photo. But more costly and sophisticated Digital SLR’s lack this simple tool. … Read moreGeoencoding Photos

Macro Stitching a Moth

This panorama of Oleander Hawk-moth is by using 5 macro photos. In this tutorial I will use Adobe Photoshop CS4 which has greatly improved panorama tools, to produce this macro panorama. This version makes stitching odd photos so much easier than any other program I know of. If you notice these photos are not sequential … Read moreMacro Stitching a Moth

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Auto-Blending Focus Tutorial

The other day, I found a Long horned beetle clinging to the siding of my house. I grabbed my trusty Canon 5D Mark II and a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro lens and my Feisol tripod. As I could not get all the parts of this beetle in focus I remembered the auto-align and … Read moreAdobe Photoshop CS4 Auto-Blending Focus Tutorial

Instant JPEG From RAW Free Utility

We all supposed to shoot in RAW to get best result, or at least that is what is taught by all except guys like Ken Rockwell. RAW is the digital Negative, and JPEG is frowned upon as a inferior product as far as the purity of Information captured during Photography. But most of my friends … Read moreInstant JPEG From RAW Free Utility

Exciting time ahead

I have been dormant from blogging for a long time. Last one year has been quite a refreshing one. Photography has become a major part in my life. It was all because of the purchase of the DSLR camera Canon EOS 40D. I was happy shooting from bridge camera till then but it never used … Read moreExciting time ahead

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