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Comments (8)

Sebastián Rodríguez on February 24, 2009

NIce effect, Sharon I like your gallery. Nice pictures and fantastic places. Regards from Galiza.

~~West Coast Sharon~… on February 25, 2009

Thank you Sebasraxo, I am learning HDR and it is a very fun process. Never know what you are going to end up with when you finish Tone mapping the pictures together. You also have great pictures. Thanks bunches, Sharon

i v a n n a on March 3, 2009

"Best of Panoramio"


~~West Coast Sharon~… on March 3, 2009

Thank you for the Best of Ivanna. You should try some High Dynamic Range HDR photos. They are fun and a little challenging to do. Talk to you later. Sharon

Manoo Mistry on March 7, 2009

This is a very haunting HDR Sharon. It has very nice effect with those clouds. Do you like HDR Sharon? I think the are wonderful.

I will put you in my favourite so I could come to your gallery regularly to explore.

Regards Manoo

~~West Coast Sharon~… on March 7, 2009

Hi Manoo. I just love HDR. I had never seen one until I started looking at Google Earth and Panoramio. I saw some of my favorites were doing them so I looked it up online and discovered what it was. I bought about 5 or 6 books on the technique and even bought a new camera. I got a Canon Rebel XSI.I had a little Sony Point and Shoot and I told my husband that I just had to have a camera that would do AEB. I am just starting to learn but HDR and Fractalius are my newest favorite fun things to do. Over half of the people in my favorite area are there because of their fabulous HDR work. Don L, Jessica, SirFin, Steve111, Shutterfly and many others. Anyway, sorry to go on and on, but YES I love HDR. Thank you for visiting my gallery. I have you in my favorites so I get an email when you upload new stuff so I can keep track of your work. Sharon

MIQUEL ÀNGEL SÁNCHEZ… on March 9, 2009

Hi Sharon!,I like your work HDR and your galleryand I agree you to my favorites!. Greetings from Barcelona. Miquel Àngel

Manoo Mistry on March 9, 2009

Hello Sharon,

Nice to see that you are taking photography seriously. HDR are time consuming but fun if you know how to. I have not tried one yet. Lots of this guys take photos in RAW state and then edit them on photoshop cs for HDR effect.

You mention Don L, Is that Don Lamount. For fractalius see his work here His Dudeness, you will be impressed.

Best Wishes Manoo

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 10, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by ~~West Coast Sharon~…
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
    • Taken on 2009/02/05 13:54:27
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100