Wat Po at Dusk

Wat Po Temple, Bangkok, Thailand
Canon EOS 40D | ISO 200 | 10mm | 3.2 sec | F/22

Wat Po Temple is truly magical at dusk — and surprisingly uncrowded we discovered.

I tried to create an HDR version of this image in Nik HDR Efex Pro using either a set of -2/0/+2 EV shots or just the -2 and o EV shots. But I been able to create subtle and compelling HDR images from photos taken at night and showing significant light blooming. Recommendations or tips anyone? Meanwhile I processed the -2 EV shot for this blog post.

Top of the Rock

New York City, NY, USA
Canon EOS 40D | ISO 200 | 21mm | F/16 | HDR composite

As processed with David Nightingale (of Chromasia fame) during his recent CreativeLIVE workshop in Seattle — what do you think?

Time Square

Time Square, New York City, NY, USA
Canon EOS 40D | ISO 100 | 10mm | F/22 | 3 combined exposures +/- 2 EV

I got to hang out in New York City for the week-end before attending a conference last week. Here’s a little experimentation with night photography, my new Gorillapod Focus and Nik HDR Efex Pro…