France

Welcome to Carcassonne

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Canon EOS 60D, Carcassonne, France, HDR, Travel | 0 comments

This is one of the many entrances to this fortified French town. I played little bit with colors and came up with this:).

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Toulouse Bridges

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Canon EOS 60D, France, HDR, Sunset, Toulouse, Travel | 0 comments

I’ve decided to create an HDR version of this photo from Toulouse just to see the difference. The first one is the HDR version:

And this one is just the middle exposure tweaked a bit in Lightroom:

Not a huge difference but I like the HDR version a bit more.

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Toulouse Cathedral

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Canon EOS 60D, France, HDR, Toulouse, Travel | 0 comments

This irregular cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Toulouse in French) consists of two incomplete churches (according to Wikipedia). It looks quite strange from the outside and even more from the inside. I usually have troubles with my tripod in many churches. They don’t like it when I use it (but most of the time I figure something out:). I was quite surprised I had no problem in Toulouse.

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The Spiral

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Canon EOS 60D, France, HDR, Night, Toulouse, Travel | 2 comments

Taking pictures during the night takes patience. You often have to wait for many long seconds for picture to get exposed properly. If it’s cold, it’s even worse:). This one was no exception. I took it in Toulouse by the river. Fortunately the temperature was quite ok:).

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Renovating

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Canon EOS 60D, France, HDR, Toulouse, Travel | 1 comment

I went outside the church in Toulouse and I discovered this vehicle there. It was an easy target with my wide-angle lens:).

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Road to Tournefeuille

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in France, HDR, Sunset, Toulouse, Travel | 3 comments

The first evening in Toulouse ended with a great pizza at Mongelli Pizzas. The pizza there is delicious, if you’re ever nearby, make sure to check it out. These nice trees were on the way there. I was with my uncle and even though we were hungry, my uncle suggested we should take some pictures. I’m glad he did:).

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