July 10, 2011
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Metro Park Hotel, HongKong
First day in Hongkong on Dec 2010, waiting for the sunset and blue hour on the roof top, you’d never go wrong with back light, I always love to shoot this kind of self portrait rather than a “big face”. lighting always makes different, it would be such a boring photograph without the light shining on my face.
App: Instagram Filter: Toaster
Back light during golden hour (1 hour before sunset) is always my favorite time to shoot, on the rooftop at our hotel in HongKong, I got this great self portrait. The filter makes the light more red-ish and warm.
July 1, 2011
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Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA
In general, rainy day is not a good weather for photographers, but for generating HDR image and special emotion, it’s sometimes good, this shots were taken in the car that I can use the rain drops as the foreground.
Badlands National Park is amazing in many ways, a great place to take awesome pictures, I was there in sunny days most of the time, the pictures are good but not “special”, the weather has changed in the morning right before I leave, it created the ghost like scenes, I got some of the best pictures of my trip in the car, with camera, or simply with my iPhone, I instantly shared them online.
App: Dynamic Light
Dynamic Light gives you the best and most vibrant HDR-like look on any mobile platform. And this is all accomplished from just a single image using only a single dial. Rotate the dial to the right and you get the very same HDR look you had admired on many photographic sites.