Small things look great with a long focal length lens and high speed flash to darken the background. Here’s my experiment with a small pearl necklace in a box. I set it up on a table top with a black cloth, 4 Godox TT685 flashes using a wireless trigger, and Nikon Z 6 with a Nikkor Z 24-200mm lens.
Unfortunately, Mount Rainier was hidden behind those clouds. Could not get even a peek.
Sea Lions sunbathing near Pier 39 in San Francisco. Sunny and extremely windy day. We had to cancel our cruise 🙁
Beautiful Diablo Lake in Washington on a bright, warm summer day. An HDR panorama composed of several images. This lake is absolutely beautiful in any season.
You can enjoy this beautiful panoramic view of Mount Rainier in Washington from Crystal Mountain.
A cloudy, windy, cold day at the beachfront in Galveston, TX.
Texas state capitol building in Austin Texas. An HDR panorama composed of several photos, stitched together and enhanced in Lightroom.
Singapore’s iconic financial district in the late afternoon. An HDR panorama composed of several images. Shot handheld with Nikon Z6.
An HDR Panorama stitched together from 20 images in Lightroom. Kona’s busy, bustling place with pubs, hotels and shops. Beautiful ocean view.
Lush green rain forest on Hawaii Big Island.
A stream: Hawaii Big Island. HDR Panorama stitched in Lightroom from 10 images.
Akaka falls – HDR Panorama created from 60 images and then stitched in Lightroom.
Unusual and rare black sand beach on Hawaii’s big island. This is an HDR panorama created from 24 images and stitched together in Lightroom.
An HDR Panorama of Singapore skyline in the fading daylight at dusk. This image is constructed from dozens of photos shot handheld with Nikon Z6 and then stitched in Microsoft Image Compositing Editor.
Helix Bridge in Singapore.
A sweeping HDR panorama of Singapore skyline constructed from more than 30 individual photos using Microsoft’s Image Compositing Editor and later edited in Photoshop for color, contrast and details enhancements. The additional drama in the sky is just a lucky coincidence!
Austin skyline from Mount Bonnell, Austin, TX. An HDR panorama constructed from 12 images.
A beautiful mural with rich saturated colors in Austin, TX. Looks like a postcard. Popular photo spot.
Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. Bridge in Austin, Texas. An HDR panorama constructed from 30 images using Adobe Lightroom.