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Andy Nicolaides

Andy Nicolaides

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Amateur photographer and (occasional) tech writer.

HDR Experimentation

Published February 28th, 2013

I've recently acquired a copy of HDR Effex Pro 2 for my Macbook Pro, so thought I'd share some of my experimentations here.

Any feedback is welcome.

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Rome, Italy - Part Three

Published May 11th, 2012

These are my remaining Rome pictures including Vatican City shots.

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Rome, Italy - Part Two - Trevi Fountain

Published May 11th, 2012

Photographs of Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy.

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The Spanish Steps (Italian: Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti) are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top. The Scalinata is the widest staircase in Europe.[1]
<br/>The monumental stairway of 138 steps was built with French diplomat Étienne Gueffier’s bequeathed funds of 20,000 scudi, in 1723–1725, linking the Bourbon Spanish Embassy, and the Trinità dei Monti church that was under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France, both located above — to the Holy See in Palazzo Monaldeschi located below. The stairway was designed by architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi.

Rome, Italy - Part One

Published May 11th, 2012

This is the first half of my pictures from Rome, Italy taken in May 2012

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Knole Park, Kent

Published April 14th, 2012

I took a quick trip out to Knole Park, near Sevenoaks in Kent today.

I took my EF 50mm f.1.8II lens with me which turned out to not be the best of choices.

It didn't really suit the situation, but I got a couple of semi-decent pictures, seen here.

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