Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Me, my bike, and a camera, what else do you need?

Since Gina's been out of town, I haven't known what to do with myself. It's especially interesting without a car... although so far it's been great going completely "car free" for a few days. Tonight was a beautiful afternoon and evening, so I headed out on my bike, camera in tow, towards downtown SLC to see what I could find. This is where the Chrome bag comes in really handy! Shoes, camera equipment, a bike lock, and my trusty hat all fit quite nicely.

I am going to try a few HDR images if I can ever get the Photoshop CS3 free trial downloaded, haha, all 450 MB of it. I took some photos with that very intent, so I hope they work out. If they work, they'll be in the next post. For now, here are some teasers:

The "lighting" was beautiful all evening
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Yes Timmy, that's a flag...
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When you walk or ride (anything other than a car) you notice quite a few more deserted alleys.
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And of course the Wells Fargo Building. I really like the lines on this one, maybe I'll try it in B&W.
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The P*dunc's said...

Amazing photos!

stevie bevie said...

BD I just moved to SLC yesterday. 12th S. 2nd E. Give me your phone # and we'll hook up...wink wink.

Cole said...

Those are some pretty sweet pictures BD. Seems like I'm seeing more of the HDR that you are referring to. Have you tried just messing with highlight and shadow slides after shooting RAW? Maybe you don't get quiet the same thing. I just like messing around with the pictures and I guess if I had an extra $650 who knows.
The private property one is my favorite.

Two Wheeler said...

Thanks for the comments guys.

I left a comment on your blog with info to get my email address.

Yes, the HDR is pretty cool. I have messed with the color saturations and other settings in RAW too and while it's cool, it's not quite the same as a full HDR image. I have some, I'm just trying to figure out how to turn it into a format that I can post up here, haha.