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The updated High Dynamic Range workflow video t...

Published March 20th, 2013

In late December 2012, I received a phone call from the Caulfield Photographic Society who extended me an invitation to present my workflow on High Dynamic Range photography. The date of the presentation was set for March 18th 2013. I felt fairly comfortable about the presentation. After all, I had quite a few presentations on HDR that I had created over the years. The evening before the presentation, I sat down to review my content, and it was then that I felt that I really should give my HDR tutorial a thorough refresh.

My previous end-to-end HDR workflow was put together in 2010. Since then, a lot has changed. Camera’s have gotten better, software has become more powerful, and my skills have gotten better with time, as has my knowledge on what works and what doesn’t. So at 10p.m. on Sunday night, I sat down to put this presentation together. I was up till 3a.m. at which point I had an initial draft. The following afternoon, with 2 hours remaining for me to leave for the presentatio ...

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The first rule of photography - "Be There!"

Published July 17th, 2012

The first rule of landscape photography is to be there. As much as I love photography, the hardest part is making it to a location to catch the right light. This is a fun little video that I put together from a segment that I caught using my GoPro which I had mounted on the ceiling of my vehicle. Its a time-lapse sequence of a 2-hour drive squashed down into a 38s clip that gives one an idea of the driving involved to make it to a sunrise landscape shoot.

Drive-Lapse - from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale from Debashis Talukdar on Vimeo.

...and of course, this would be incomplete without a sample of the images from this location.

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