Sunday, December 28, 2014

Tivoli gardens Christmas light

Every Christmas, Tivoli gardens in Copenhagen is decorated with lots of lights

/Post Processing: Lightroom clarity and vibrance

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Merry Christmas

A christmas tree in glass that you can decorate yourself

Background replaced with OnOne background
Star effect made with Topaz Star Effects

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Alhambra, Spain

The court of the main canal in the gardens of Alhambra

Hold mouse over photo to see the "out of camera" version

/Post processing:
5 Bracketed frames where merged to a 32 bit file and finished in Perfect efex. Sky was replaced in perfect layers

Monday, December 15, 2014

Frosty the Snowman

Swaroswki crystal snowman
I bought this snowman in the Swaroswki boutique in Rockefeller Center in NYC December 2010

Perfect efex - Color enhancer red, clarity, detail enhancer
Out of focus christmas lights was photographed on a separate frame and added in a layer underneath
Lightroom - crop and white balance

Saturday, December 13, 2014

If you don't have a garden...

Cordoba, South of Spain. Courtyards and windows are transformed to vertical gardens with flower pots.

Details enhancer, color enhancer green + red, clarity and contrast

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Arch with a view

Beautiful arch in Competa Southern Spain

I have been using Photomatix Pro on and off for a couple of years. This week i discovered the
Merge to 32-bit Plugin for Lightroom. This plugin is also created by HDR Soft and is a good alternative if you want to do your tone mapping in Lightroom

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Getting on the bus

A respectable elderly lady in Copenhagen waving her bus pass a the buss to make it stop

Lightroom clarity and controlling the highlights in the sky

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Fake Bike Accident in Malmö

I was photographing a bike that was left behind in the street when Thomas ran into the scene and lay down.


Post processing:
Bleach Bypass in Perfect Efex