02-16-13 Capitol Dome (HDR)

Some of my photo/media students and I made a short stop at the Minnesota state capitol building recently. This is the kind of place I’d spend a few hour photographing, not 15 minutes. But we were on a tight schedule. But during my time I did capture a few photos of this beautiful structure, including…

10-24-12 The Voice

Behind the altar and looking the opposite direction of yesterday’s photo, is the choir and above that are these beautiful trumpet-like pipes of the pipe organ of the Basilica of St. Mary. I couldn’t resist posting a third, and final, hdr image from my shoot last Saturday. I have never been in this church during…

10-23-12 Behind the Altar

I took several HDR photos while I was in the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. The photo I posted a couple days ago was my attempt at a photo that shows the whole dynamic range of the Basilica from shadows to highlights. Today’s attempt used the same software (Photomatix) but I’ve chosen the “Surreal”…

10-21-12 The Basilica of St. Mary

My original post was to be a black and white photo, but I just found a new HDR processing tool and I am thrilled with the results. As far as HDR goes, I would say that this photo is a very pure example of what can happen when you take three exposures for varying degrees…