Michigan Farm In Late Evening Light

© Heather K. McFarland

Michigan Farm In Late Evening Light

Autum Rhoades September 25, 2006

Ahh - a Michigan image - just beautiful Heather! The sky is so pretty and I love how green the grass is. GREAT work! #528677

Dan E. September 25, 2006

Outstanding image Heather! #3357448

Melissa A. Mannon September 25, 2006

gorgeous color and a beautiful scene! Thanks for providing detailed information about your methods. #3357543

Terri L. Scribner September 25, 2006

WOW!! Beautiful color, detail and treatment, Heather!! Outstanding!! #3357553

Denise M. Snyder September 25, 2006

Wow! This is gorgeous Heather! The colors are wonderful, and I LOVE the comp! #3357624

Nadya Johnson September 25, 2006

Absolutely gorgeous, Heather! "WOW!" #3357705

Jane M September 25, 2006

Great work, would be interesting to see one of the originals to see how DR was increased. Lovely comp and colors. #3358109

Steve Rice September 25, 2006

Heather, Your hard work paid off. Well done #3358133

Heather K. McFarland level-classic September 25, 2006

I can do that Jane! Here are the 3 originals just resized. I find it much easier to bracket and create an HDR file than my old method of generally under exposing so that the highlights are not blown, then creating masks for the different tonal ranges (shadows, midtones, and highlights) and doing different curve adjustments on the 3 tone selections.

The three images are exposed as EV-2, EV 0, EV+1.7, Apreture priority at F16, Nikkor 28mm lens. #3358572

Heather K. McFarland level-classic September 25, 2006

I can do that Jane! Here are the 3 originals just resized. I find it much easier to bracket and create an HDR file than my old method of generally under exposing so that the highlights are not blown, then creating masks for the different tonal ranges (shadows, midtones, and highlights) and doing different curve adjustments on the 3 tone selections.

The three images are exposed as EV-2, EV 0, EV+1.7, Apreture priority at F16, Nikkor 28mm lens. #3358573

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 25, 2006

BEAUTIFUL!! Love the bright colors with the Barn!! #3359304

Leonard Pierce September 25, 2006

Beautiful image Heather!! It's well worth the extra effort to obtain the spectacular results that you've achieved here! #3359327

Graeme yew Chow September 27, 2006

Heather, excellent piece of works and alot of time doing this. Great for us as you share your works openly.. #3377135

Jane M September 28, 2006

Thanks Heather for displaying the original 3 photos, very interesting! I've never tried that but maybe should dig my tripod out. Mine would have just looked like photo #2! :) #3380351

Kaye Burazin October 26, 2006

Love the tonal mapping Heather. Congrats on a great finalists. #3502532

Crossroad Photography October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Heather! #3502783

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3503524

Graeme yew Chow October 26, 2006

Heather, congratulation on this super finalist. #3504492

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 26, 2006

Beautiful..congrats!! #3504535

Kenneth Mucke October 26, 2006

Stunning finalist Heather...congrats #3504536

Terri L. Scribner October 27, 2006

Big congrats on this beautiful finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!! #3507468

Donna W. Neal October 27, 2006

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Heather #3508859

Mick Burkey level-classic October 27, 2006

Beautiful image, Heather! Congrats on the finals. #3509400

Lorraine A. Cook October 27, 2006

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Heather!<:)) #3512237

Keith L. Clayton August 04, 2007

Many congrats, Heather! Wish I understood as much about settings and the techie stuff as you do. You are getting outstanding results!! #4599650

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 28, 2007

This is amazingly beautiful Heather, thanks for sharing!! Great finalist!! Congratulations!!! #4715492

Lynn Haack September 09, 2007

WOW...amazing technique to create this lovely pastoral image. Excellent color, comp and perspective. And Excellent photo editing! Many thanks for the "how-to's"...Lynn #4767610

Dr. Harmeet Singh September 23, 2007

Oh Wonderful..You have a stunning collection of beautiful images..Congratulations. #4830900

maria Warren October 04, 2007

wow this is beautiful #4882533

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Description

Near Clam Lake in Northwestern Michigan. Exposed for the highlights, then took three bracketed exposures on tripod 2 stops apart in RAW mode. Generated and tone-mapped an HDR image using Photomatix software in order to capture the complete dynamic range of this scene. Software details at - http://www.hdrsoft.com/

Uploaded on September 25, 2006

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