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Old Nov 8, 2009, 2:37 PM   #1
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Default Depressing November-weather made me do it...!

I went 'over the top' with my HDR this afternoon! That's something I don't usually do - but I couln'd help myself today!

With 2 hours to spare, I grabbed my camera and tripod and halv-filled my 2Gb SanDisc Extreme III with shots of the *Old Town* in Fredrikstad, today. Now, typically November-weather and a low and dense cloudbank doesn't give much room for crisp and colorful pictures, so I came across this town-wall circling the fortified town, found it's texture rather 'interesting' and pictured it.

To compensate for the dismal weather and the lack of sunshine I just had to tweek and saturate - I hope that I'm forgiven by this nobel gang of photographers here?!


Just this once....?


Gamlebyen i Fredrikstad - Part of the old fortification:



The midle exposure of this 3-shot HDR looks as follows:
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Old Nov 8, 2009, 3:12 PM   #2
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Nice job. I even find myself liking the composition.
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Old Nov 8, 2009, 3:47 PM   #3
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I went 'over the top' with my HDR this afternoon! That's something I don't usually do - but I couln'd help myself today!

With 2 hours to spare, I grabbed my camera and tripod and halv-filled my 2Gb SanDisc Extreme III with shots of the *Old Town* in Fredrikstad, today. Now, typically November-weather and a low and dense cloudbank doesn't give much room for crisp and colorful pictures, so I came across this town-wall circling the fortified town, found it's texture rather 'interesting' and pictured it.

To compensate for the dismal weather and the lack of sunshine I just had to tweek and saturate - I hope that I'm forgiven by this nobel gang of photographers here?!


Just this once....?

Gamlebyen i Fredrikstad - Part of the old fortification:
That wall has "character."

A really nice job, and I see why you needed to HDR it.

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Old Nov 8, 2009, 5:35 PM   #4
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...I even find myself liking the composition.
Yes, it grows on you - doesn't it? Strange composition where the stairs lead you 'out of the picture' (as opposed to every rule ...) - but still, it works, somehow!

Thank you, Bynx!
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...and I see why you needed to HDR it.
Why, thank you Dave - that means a lot - coming from you!!


I never thought to hear you say that! Watch it. I'll convert you, yet!


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Why, thank you Dave - that means a lot - coming from you!!


I never thought to hear you say that! Watch it. I'll convert you, yet!


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With all due respect to myself, I have commented favoribly on your previous work and the work of others...

I like this shot, and after screwing around for a few minutes with the middle exposure realised I would not be able to get it close to your HDR shot.

But aside from being an HDR shot, I like it! Plain and simple I like it.

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I love it! I can see a couple of Fencers on the stairs and a lady in the back ground whom they vie the fight for of course one will win the other will lose but yet will it be the one she loves or the one she hate to have to be with? Great work there!
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