16 March 2008

hdr at the Natural History Museum

A slightly better effort than those of the recent past I think - more sharpening applied which helped (although overall quality probably adversely affected as a result). I think Mr Ruskin might have approved.

Inspiring Pictures

Many thanks to Judith Dahmen for her help and inspiration today - do check out her pictures here and, if you can, get along to the Inn at Kew Gardens, a great pub / hotel / restaurant where she has a stunning exhibition of her work.

Wounded Angel by Emily Young

I've posted similar before but I thought the sculpture so beautiful that it could stand a few re-shoots.

Kew Gardens

It was freezing, wet and a bit miserable here today, but still Kew had a melancholy charm.

Temperate House, Kew

Kew Gardens

So, the background needs burning in a bit and it doesn't quite capture the melancholy I was trying for but not too bad an effort. It involves a fake infrared-effect layer overlaying an undersaturated background layer, both with varying degrees of opacity. Layers, you see - I'm slowly getting there. Raster, vector, adjustment? I have no idea about the meaning of these yet but I'm working on on it, I'm working on it!


Zibaldone on Colour

I'm not meant to be taking photographs which do not feature orange in some way as that is the section I have reached in my current zibal...