Category Archives: HDR

I had a lovely, (and tiring) walk this weekend to the stunning viewpont of Castle Dounie,an old iron age hill fort with one of the best views for sure that Argyll offers anywhere. My dear friends Gerry and Elisabeth joined us and they were kind enough to let me indulge in a few frames at…

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I haven’t posted for a while. To all things they say there is a season, and during the dark wet and cold winter with its short days I have diverted myself to other interests. We had a day out in Oban today having lunch and just chilling! The weather was bright and clear and it…

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  • Petrea

    Great picture Matthew. I’ve never seen Oban from this angle.
    I keep meaning to go up to McCaigs tower – what a fantastic view. Fabulous colours!!

  I went for a cycle today crossing the Kintyre peninsula twice. While on the Loch Sween road, overlooking Jura and the paps, I used my tiny Canon S95 in bracketing mode to take 3 exposures, handheld, of the glorious view. Photomatix software blended the three exposures into a dramatic HDR. The light wasn’t particularly beautiful, so…

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  • Petrea

    Fabulous! So detailed and clear.

Taken two weeks ago as a handheld HDR while on a walk to the Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse. It is an amazing walk to the lighthouse, (visible on the right of the coastline), descending from the car park through 1000 feet, (300m), only to have you walk back up again. The vague coastline in the…

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This was the dramatic sky I encountered on a visit to Tarbert last September. The range of brightness between the sky and the buildings was huge and so you could only get a correctly exposed sky or a correctly exposed street. To get both, handheld, I used auto bracketing and the impressive burst speed of…

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  • Julie

    Wow, that’s worked really well. Would be interesting to see the original 3 shots.

  • Good idea, I have updated the post to include those exposures.