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Photograph HDR with Exposure Calculator
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017
Full Eclipse in HDR – Expert Advice
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017
Simple shooting strategy for High Dynamic Range
Should I say “HDR” anymore?
What would a Panoramic Photographer do?
Photomatix for Linux!
Don’t Like HDR? Try Exposure Fusion.

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/338412872″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   This month we close out our eclipse ideas with advice from an expert, then some quick advice for anyone unsure about sensor dust.   Links from the show: Q&A on solar eclipse

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/335453101″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi Sim and Ron Pepper discuss how location access can help make better photos, and ideas for access that anyone can try. First we’ll follow up on last month’s show about the eclipse.

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328649499?secret_token=s-htsAa” params=”color=fb6317&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi and Pepper talk about the upcoming full eclipse of the sun and some ideas to make the opportunity unique to you. We also take a minute to think about basing a photo

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322045415″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”266″ iframe=”true” /] We’re back talking about portraits when you have only brought one light.  Levi is very accomplished at doing this and he has great advice — and stories! Get the show here or get it on

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Interior HDR

Simple shooting strategy for High Dynamic Range

I’ve been saying it for so long that it’s time to write about it!  What I’m referring to is my often-given advice for capturing bracketed images.  Many people say that we should choose the ‘correct’ exposure, then capture overexposed &

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FeaturePhoto6

Should I say “HDR” anymore?

I find myself using the term ‘HDR’ less and less every day. When I started as a panoramic photographer in 2002, I was continually frustrated because almost every 360º scene would have blown-out bright highlights or ‘blocked up’ shadows. Often I would

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Little Planet Pinball

What would a Panoramic Photographer do?

A panoramic photographer doesn’t view the world in the same way as other photographers and planning a shot in all 360 glorious degrees changes nearly everything. I’ve been passionate about the 360º image for several years now and probably talk

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linux-banner-sky-2

Photomatix for Linux!

Most of my friends and acquaintances in the photography world know that I work with HDRsoft who makes Photomatix software.  Photomatix is used to combine and render bracketed images for high dynamic range scenes.  This same company is also a sponsor

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Bay Bridge Fusion

Don’t Like HDR? Try Exposure Fusion.

There is much mystery and controversy surrounding “HDR” photography and much of it is comes from the infamous fake look that is too easy to attain when tone mapping.  But another method, called Exposure Fusion, makes it simple to get photo-realistic

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Polycamerous

Becoming Polycamerous

Special thanks to Mrs. Pepper who encouraged me to click-and-tell, and share just a bit of humor. Soon after becoming a professional photographer, I was very lucky that Nikon agreed to my proposal of sponsorship.  For many years I chose

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Facebook 360

Immersive Panoramas right in your Facebook Newsfeed!

Facebook has strongly embraced virtual reality in recent times and has made another move to advance the immersive visual content. By integrating interactive 360º images to the already supported 360º video, they are encouraging people to create and share such images.

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328649499?secret_token=s-htsAa” params=”color=fb6317&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi and Pepper talk about the upcoming full eclipse of the sun and some ideas to make the opportunity unique to you. We also take a minute to think about basing a photo

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problemsolving

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322045415″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”266″ iframe=”true” /] We’re back talking about portraits when you have only brought one light.  Levi is very accomplished at doing this and he has great advice — and stories! Get the show here or get it on

Read More
Interior HDR

Simple shooting strategy for High Dynamic Range

I’ve been saying it for so long that it’s time to write about it!  What I’m referring to is my often-given advice for capturing bracketed images.  Many people say that we should choose the ‘correct’ exposure, then capture overexposed &

Read More
FeaturePhoto6

Should I say “HDR” anymore?

I find myself using the term ‘HDR’ less and less every day. When I started as a panoramic photographer in 2002, I was continually frustrated because almost every 360º scene would have blown-out bright highlights or ‘blocked up’ shadows. Often I would

Read More
Little Planet Pinball

What would a Panoramic Photographer do?

A panoramic photographer doesn’t view the world in the same way as other photographers and planning a shot in all 360 glorious degrees changes nearly everything. I’ve been passionate about the 360º image for several years now and probably talk

Read More
linux-banner-sky-2

Photomatix for Linux!

Most of my friends and acquaintances in the photography world know that I work with HDRsoft who makes Photomatix software.  Photomatix is used to combine and render bracketed images for high dynamic range scenes.  This same company is also a sponsor

Read More
Bay Bridge Fusion

Don’t Like HDR? Try Exposure Fusion.

There is much mystery and controversy surrounding “HDR” photography and much of it is comes from the infamous fake look that is too easy to attain when tone mapping.  But another method, called Exposure Fusion, makes it simple to get photo-realistic

Read More
Polycamerous

Becoming Polycamerous

Special thanks to Mrs. Pepper who encouraged me to click-and-tell, and share just a bit of humor. Soon after becoming a professional photographer, I was very lucky that Nikon agreed to my proposal of sponsorship.  For many years I chose

Read More
Facebook 360

Immersive Panoramas right in your Facebook Newsfeed!

Facebook has strongly embraced virtual reality in recent times and has made another move to advance the immersive visual content. By integrating interactive 360º images to the already supported 360º video, they are encouraging people to create and share such images.

Read More
Oceanside

How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?

Editor: Want to learn more about HDR? Check out this free online class. One of the most common question about HDR photography seems to be how many images should I take? This has an easy answer and the answer is

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