Charleston Photos

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Morning everyone. It's been a while since posting photos here for me. Here are a few from my vacation last week. All are HDR using my E-P1.

1. Waterfront Park at Sunrise.


2. Waterfront Park at Sunrise


3. Waterfront Park at Sunrise


4. Reflections


5. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist


6. Magnolia Plantation


7. Magnolia Plantation
 

Hyubie

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These are tastefully done. Usually I skitter away as soon as someone says HDR :biggrin:, but most of these are within my personal boundaries. I really like how the second image turned out.
 
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These are tastefully done. Usually I skitter away as soon as someone says HDR :biggrin:, but most of these are within my personal boundaries. I really like how the second image turned out.
Thanks!! I try to use it to extend the dynamic range of the camera, to get what my eyes see. I don't like that crazy, over saturated look that's found on the web.
 

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A bit color-heavy, perhaps, but the first one show's a great eye for framing.

Well done! And kudos for not getting the gear wet.
 
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Nice stuff, I like the fountains the best.

Are you using a tripod and low ISO?
Do you leave it on bracket or manually change the exposure to get the range you need?
Always on a tripod, at ISO 200, no matter the time of day, or the scene. The only exception to this is when I'm somewhere they don't allow tripods. Then I use my E-PL2 and use a 5 stop auto bracket and set the camera to fire all the exposures while I hand hold. Not perfect, but I can usually get something decent out of it.

Manual mode, leave the aperture alone, usually f8 or f11, adjust the shutter to get the exposures I need.

Thanks.
 

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Thanks for the info Guzzi, going into the menus for bracketing always annoys me on the e-P1, I'll try manual next time.
I love the colours in my e-P1, better than e-pL2 in my opinion.
 
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Thanks for the info Guzzi, going into the menus for bracketing always annoys me on the e-P1, I'll try manual next time.
I love the colours in my e-P1, better than e-pL2 in my opinion.
Yeah, I prefer the E-P1 as well. I don't like auto bracketing because it limits the number of exposures, and I don't always do the same number of over/under exposures.
 

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