“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford
As soon as I cracked the door to my room, I knew that I had to take a few minutes to capture some shots.
What a view!
I had a load in that was about to happen in a matter of minutes, so I worked quickly. The bright mid day light streaming in from the Miami afternoon sun was of course something I had to work around, so I quickly set up the tripod and began exploring the room for cool angles to capture the detail of the freshly made room. When I get into these rapid fire capture sessions, I often bracket WAY more than I need to , just as a safety precaution. 9 stops is most likely where I was for this series.
I have been processing these kinda shots with less of a heavy hand when tone mapping them. It feels better. After all, this is not a grungy environment that an over processed look would work on. Sure you can, but why.
Ill share a couple little tips from this image on my next video so stay tuned for that.
And yes, the shot on the TV is one of mine. I haven’t shared it here yet, but I will. Kind of a sneak peak for now 🙂 I’ll share that with ya too on the next video 🙂
Speaking of learning, I’d like to share with you another amazing teacher this week. In fact, he has a new book out this week on HDR (one of our favorite topics here!)
MEET THE ARTIST – RC CONCEPCION
RC has been one of those “go to” guys for me for a while now. When researching how to publish this blog, how to get started with wordpress, what photo storage direction to take (I still need to do a video on that!), he has always been THE guy I turned to first for guidance.
I must say though, I was pretty humbled to see my name mentioned in the forward to the latest book. RC, if you happen to see this, that mention brought a HUGE smile to my face.
Thanks and keep sharing your incredible gift 🙂
In case you are interested, his book is right here on Amazon.
I highly recommend it!
Here is a quick video from RC on one of his many shows with Kelby. Again, a great teacher don’t ya think? I just started using this focus technique myself actually. Great tip RC 🙂