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Title: The lock
Camera: D200
Capture date: 17/07/06
Image file type: RAW (16 bit)
Lens: AF-S DX 18-200 f/3.5-4.5G VR
Aperture: f/5.3
Focal length: 90mm (135mm equiv.)
Shutter speed: 1/20s (VR assist)
Shooting mode: Aperture Priority
Exposure comp.: -
ISO: 800
White balance: Auto
Flash: No
Cropped?: No
RAW converter: C1 Pro (v4)

The lock

This image was made from a collection of three shots, each taken one stop apart.

The HDR effect is an interesting one but I can't get over how fake the final images can seem. More akin to illustrations that photographs.

I didn't know if I was going to have time to post anything tonight. Since my Nik got me to join facebook I have been catching up with a lot of old friends. What I wasn't ready for was when you are communicating with so many people it really kills any free time you have. I must say though it is so great to see all the old faces including a best friend from school that lives in the same city as me. Not only that but his wife is an award-winning wedding photographer. How coincidental is that?