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3 blended exposures while driving down the vegas strip tonight - what do you guys think of this High Dynamic Range photo?
 

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dude thats sick nasty.....


freakin love it
 

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Big Kudos to Danya ... I assume she took the pics since you are driving ;)

I can actually recognize the balloon from the paris and the Bellagio sign O0 O0 O0
 

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That's not fair, Toe! I'm 2000 miles away from the strip and your photo makes me want to be there right now. The closest casino to us in West Virginia just doesn't cut it. I want to know what chip you used in your fast to make it go into hyperspace. :eek: Now that's launch control! Excellent photo! O0
 

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haha Patrick...kudo's are all mine this time, i put my D2X on a bogen tripod in the back seat, used the 10.5mm fisheye lens and ran a remote cord up under my arm to start each exposure, during the exposure i used (2) multi-max transcievers to pop the flash that was located just in front of the center console to illuminate the interior.

1 shot had no flash, the 2nd shot had 1 flash pop and was correctly exposed, the 3rd shot had 2 or 3 flash pops and was overexposed purposely for highlights, then all 3 images were imported into photomatix to create the HDR final image.

Thanks guys, glad you liked the image, ill do some more messing around with it, looking forward to a sunset and maybe some B&W HDR's of the car :)
 

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lumns, I live in Salem, Ohio, near Youngstown. We're about 30 minutes from Mountaineer in WVA (casino and horse track), and about an hour from Pittsburgh and Cleveland. As you can imagine, we're split about 50/50 between Steeler and Browns fans.
 

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HAIL TOE!!!! you are our photo hero.

i bet you had to keep real still as well since there is hardly any movement from your body. A real hard task since all you want to do on the strip is flip off tourists who can't drive hahahaha
 

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dude i bet u could sell that picture to VW for an ad or brochure.


im gonna use it for my wall paper
 

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ite cool, i know a dude from youngstown he was in tech school w/ me down in pensacola.

my family is from pittsburgh soo im a steelers fan.

jus asking...coz im VA, right now im down in blacksburg
 

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Blacksburg is a nice area. Drove up from Pawleys Island taking back roads all the way and went thru there. Also drove under the New River gorge bridge on the same trip. Wish I would have had my GTI for that trip. Great twisty roads!
 

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there are some great roads down here.... definitely love goin out w/ the car club and cruisiing on them
 

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Here is another one, i think this one looks more HDR and less photoshop filter, i never used the program to combine the images before so im still figuring it out, you guys like this one better? i do. Patrick, didnt have to stay all that still, the flash pop stops everything inside the car and the desired effect outside is motion blur so it works perfectly :)
 

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I like the first one. It looks less earthly and more alien; sort of a painted or animated effect with some photo negative. Maybe the planet our fast figurines came from?
 

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Glad you guys like it, always reassuring to know my work is appreciated :)

If i can tear myself from bed, i want to shoot the sunrise in the morning - wish me luck, i was too tired from a long day to get the sunset tonight.
 

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I think the second one is much more artistic!! Definitely could sell it to VW, I think. Both are wicked in there own respects. Kinda like choosing between a 15$ Korean hooker with one leg to a 25$ tranny midget, different, but both great in there own little ways.
 
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