Why sunrise is a great time for HDR

Mar 06, 13 Why sunrise is a great time for HDR

Posted by in Advice, Featured Photo, General

Article Written by Jim Nix I have mentioned many times that I am a fan of shooting at sunrise.  When you ask most photographers about their favorite time of day to shoot, I suspect a majority of the replies will be “sunset”.  Don’t get me wrong – sunset is awesome.  You can definitely get some dramatic light, and despite...

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Why my iPhone is essential to my HDR work

Jan 27, 13 Why my iPhone is essential to my HDR work

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Article Written by Jim Nix (Author’s note: Just to be clear, this is not an iPhone vs. Android piece.  It’s about how this little device has helped me get better at HDR.  Cool?  Cool.  I am on my 3rd iPhone now, and that’s all I know.  Android is great too, from what I hear.) The iPhone is a great tool and has really...

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HDR in the city

Jan 06, 13 HDR in the city

Posted by in Advice, Cities, Featured Photo

Article Written by Jim Nix Like many HDR photographers, I would be very happy just staring at and photographing incredible landscapes all day…every day.  I love them, and so does everyone else.  That’s natural.  They can be incredible and inspirational. But unfortunately, I have found that it’s pretty hard to get to the...

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HDR and Travel – A Perfect Match

Dec 11, 12 HDR and Travel – A Perfect Match

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Article Written by Jim Nix I am a big fan of both traveling and HDR photography and have found them to be a really good match.  That’s probably obvious to everyone reading this.  I mean, who doesn’t want to go somewhere and fire some brackets at something new?  But I think there is a bit more to it than that.  It runs...

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Using Portrait tools to improve your HDR photos

Nov 14, 12 Using Portrait tools to improve your HDR photos

Posted by in Articles, NIK Color Efex, Tutorials

I used some portrait tools on this HDR photo, and they really helped! The word portrait is rarely used in a sentence with the acronym HDR, unless it’s something like this: “Geez, HDR processing on a portrait makes him look like a coal-miner”.  To be clear: that is NOT a compliment, unless you actually ARE a coal-miner, in...

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