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#1 David_MC


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Posted 05 May 2017 - 10:25 PM

What do you do when you have a beautiful stream to photograph and no tripod with you (because you left it in the car like a dunce), you improvise with what you have with you.  In my case, rocks that were laying around.


34348176871_3edfec7e9c_b.jpg20170505_195205_HDR by David Covarrubias, on Flickr


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#2 David Pavlich

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Posted 06 May 2017 - 09:28 AM

Been there!  As you guys know, I like HDR for certain things.  I was in a similar situation.  I was at a park and found an old steam engine on display.  No tripod.  So I set the camera up on a railing surrounding the display, used the camera's timer, and took a bunch of exposures to produce an HDR image....and it worked!



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Posted 07 May 2017 - 08:00 AM

Nice one David !

I like the texture in the rock and the treatment of the water.

30Kg of rock should be a must-have in every photographer's backpack, - in case they forget the ol' tripod. B)

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