December 29, 2009

Buried Treasure – HDR of Don Cesar Hotel, St. Pete Beach

HDR Nature

FengLongPhoto - Don Cesar Hotel HDRWe’ve finally moved over to Adobe Photoshop LightRoom for managing all of our files. While this has been a great way to catalog and organize all of our photos – only the most recent shots are imported so far. Having some free time today on my day off I decided to see what was lying inside those other folders…

As we pick up new tips and tricks for using Photoshop in our workflow I feel that some of the older photos could be improved. One such example is this pic of the Don Cesar Hotel on St. Pete Beach. I was actually looking for another shot from Andrea & Stuart’s wedding but realized I took a bracketed shot of the hotel itself when I was browsing that folder in LightRoom.

HDR is one of my favorite “looks” and I’m constantly working on my technique – sometimes I like the overprocessed but other times not, totally depends on the feel of the picture. Constantly striving for improvement so comment away!

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