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HDR vertorama photograph inside Litchfield-Cathedral

What is HDR Vertorama photography?

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HDR vertorama photograph inside Litchfield-Cathedral

[HDR vertorama photograph inside Litchfield Cathedral, UK by Timothy Selvage]

INTRODUCTION

This article is a brief introduction to HDR vertorama photography so that you can understand what the main components of this style of photography is. Understanding HDR vertorma photography can be easily broken into two parts, understanding what HDR is and then knowing what a vertorama is.

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Architecture travel photo Liverpool Cathedral anglican

Aesthetics and photography

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Architecture travel photo Liverpool Cathedral anglican

Lady Chapel inside Liverpool Cathedral Church (Anglican)

Church photography has a strong aesthetic appeal for me but is simultaneously torturous. To understand why I’ll be taking you on a discursive journey relating to Gestalt theory, bamboo, prawns and the renaissance.

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Challenges that improve your photography

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Picture 1: St. Edmundsbury Cathedral Church (Facing east)

By focussing on architectural photography, specifically church photography I have found four main factors that have contributed to improving my photography. They have also elicited positive feelings I hadn’t expected and motivated me to continue photographing more churches and cathedrals.

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Night time illumination inside a beautiful church.

The Miracle of HDR

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Night time illumination inside a beautiful church.

When I stopped by in this church it was clear that to capture the full dynamic range of this scene required HDR capture. This meant I would have to bracket my shots. I took enough brackets to ensure that I had the desired amount of detail in the highlights and shadows, as well as ensuring that nothing was blown out (use those blinkies & histogram :-D).

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Travel photography tips – HDR in Prague

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Notes on Prague as promised… Going on holiday with my wife and taking the camera along (not the other way around) can quickly turn into a photographic journey where you’re always in the right place at the wrong time. But you know that something is going wrong when you’re sitting in a coffee shop supposedly relaxing, but hearing a nagging voice in your ear (that isn’t your wife’s) saying, ‘Come on man, it’s the golden hour, you could be getting some great shots now, what are you doing here sipping coffee?

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