Archive: HDR

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My 10 Favorite Photos of the Year

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  13 Comments

On Disney Tourist Blog, it’s been an annual tradition at the end of the year for me to look back at my photography and select my top photos. I’ve enjoyed doing that, as it gives me the chance to share some of my favorite shots and also contemplate where I grew and failed to grow […]

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First Snow in Yosemite Part 2 – The Sunrise Chase

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 by Tom Bricker  •  Reports  •  2 Comments

Picking up where we left off in the first part of “First Snow in Yosemite,” we were set-up just off the edge of the road in Yosemite National Park shooting over the Merced River and Cathedral Rocks when the clouds began to clear. Bill and I quickly headed back to Tunnel View for what was […]

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Glacier National Park Photos

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  9 Comments

I recently visited Glacier National Park in Montana with a few other photographers and spent a few whirlwind days photographing sunrises, sunsets, the Milky Way, and everything in between. It was an excellent trip, one that offered a lot of fun with fellow photographers and great variety in the scenes we photographed. After visiting Yosemite […]

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Photomatix 5 Review

Posted on Mar 9, 2014 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  18 Comments

Photomatix 5 is HDR photo editing software for fusing or tone-mapping multiple exposures into a single, high dynamic range photo. This Photomatix review details the pros and cons of the latest version of Photomatix, with screenshots from the program and sample photos that I’ve edited using Photomatix. All of the photos here have been processed […]

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Yosemite National Park: Conquering Union Point

Posted on Feb 19, 2013 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  15 Comments

Over the weekend I visited Yosemite National Park with several other photographers I’ve met through the Disney fan community. It was an incredible weekend filled with wonderful photo ops, good times, and great friends. It was the most fun I’ve had taking photos in a long time, and the best group photography outing I’ve had […]

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Lincoln Memorial HDR

Posted on Feb 1, 2013 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  8 Comments

Last weekend we traveled to Washington, D.C. to visit a friend who works in the Obama administration. My first stop on Saturday was the Lincoln Memorial, where I hoped to get an empty early morning wide-angle shot of the Lincoln Memorial, and a sunrise photo of the Washington Monument with the United States Capitol Building […]

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Versailles Hall of Mirrors

Posted on Jan 15, 2013 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  34 Comments

The Hall of Mirrors is the most famous room in the opulent Palace of Versailles (or the Château de Versailles) in the Île-de-France region of France. Judging by all of the Asian tourists (seriously–if you don’t believe me, read the first few lines of this article) taking photos of this room with iPads, this is […]

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