Yep, this was a good walk on a day off. The only people one would run into would be Arboretum's own patrol. All-you-can-eat buffet of crisp fresh air.
Fall is rapidly waning, giving way to winter and the best is always saved for last. Maples are usually the ones on fire, but oaks can be no less vibrant and hold their colorful leaves longer.
Plying around in Aurora HDR with bracketed triple exposure and followed by some FX in Luminar. Never being a big fan of HDR photography myself, I was a bit skeptical going into this. The ubiquitous unreal-looking landscape and sky pictures with oversaturated colors you get our of smartphones can be off putting and garish. So,... Continue Reading →
Autumn leaves and colors are one of the reasons why fall is my most favorite season, bar none. I took a quick ride through the Morton Arboretum on the way from work to check out, if the trees have turned their colors. Not quite there yet, but there definitely are signs. One more week and... Continue Reading →
This one of my first attempts at an infrared with decent bright sunshine, which is actually worth publishing and not something you file under that notoriously known "well that didn't work as intended" category. While driving home from work one afternoon an idea struck, so I swung by a forest preserve near our house. The... Continue Reading →
Winter solstice is approaching fast, days are getting shorter and shorter, so as I was testing my new lens in the backyard, more on that in another post perhaps, the sunset crept up on me fast. All it took was one snap, which looked OK, but then I had decided to take it into ON1... Continue Reading →