March 22nd, 2011 – Worker Bee

I’m pulling todays image from the archives since my MackBook Pro’s solid state expresscard drive is in the process of being rebuilt. The speed of running OSX from this drive is very nice, but at times it can be somewhat unstable. The file directory got trashed  so I’m having to reinstall all my applications on it.

Lately I’ve been experimenting  the single exposure HDR processing on some of my nature images. This one was actually tone-mapped twice in Photomatix. There was a fair amount of noise in the original RAW file which could have been dealt with better in Lightroom 3.

View of a Honey Bee. Seattle, Washington

Canon EOS 40D, Voigtlander 90mm/f3.5 , 90mm, f/6.3/, ISO 320, Hand-held, Single Exposure HDR. Post processing -, Lightroom 2.5, Photoshop CS3, Photomatix Pro 4.

To see a larger version or please click on the image.

Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.

Thanks for stopping by,



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