Serene Life

by garik

submit your photo


Hall of Fame
View past winners from this year

Please participate in Meta
and help us grow.

200 reputation
18
bio website matthewwild.co.uk
location United Kingdom
age
visits member for 2 years, 5 months
seen Aug 26 at 14:04

Hello world


Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Jul
8
awarded  Notable Question
May
27
awarded  Teacher
Jan
21
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
21
awarded  Quorum
Jun
14
answered Is the fake “Old photo look” taking the emotion out of real ones?
Jun
14
awarded  Commentator
Jun
14
comment Which parameters to lock between images for a panorama?
For the record I just found a similar related discussion (primarily in the comments) for this older question: photo.stackexchange.com/q/4874/9960
Jun
13
comment What causes the spots in my IR photos?
Sherlock Holmes would be proud of you :)
Jun
11
comment Which parameters to lock between images for a panorama?
@Itai So what about in my example of a sunset, that appears full white on what is otherwise the optimal exposure for the rest of the panorama? It blanks out much of the shot, obviously making feature matching much more difficult than if that shot were "correctly" exposed. It just doesn't seem like "always lock everything" is a feasible as a steadfast rule.
Jun
11
comment Which parameters to lock between images for a panorama?
@Eric Here is one on auto-expose. You can see auto-exposure has significantly darkened the left of the image: matthewwild.co.uk/uploads/haybales.1.min.jpg - however much more exposure on that sky would leave it practically white (I have such a shot in another set where I attempted a more constant exposure, but it's not stitched yet)
Jun
10
asked Which parameters to lock between images for a panorama?
Jun
10
comment What does the 'macro' mode on my camera actually do?
...and the Sony Mavica! My first encounter with a digital camera. I still have the stack of floppy disks I used to feed it somewhere. Good times.
Jun
10
comment What does the 'macro' mode on my camera actually do?
Wow, little did I expect such a comprehensive answer! Thanks a lot. Upon review it seems that indeed, most of my pictures seem fine (thank goodness), just a couple are obviously out of focus.
Jun
10
accepted What does the 'macro' mode on my camera actually do?
Jun
9
asked What does the 'macro' mode on my camera actually do?
Jun
5
awarded  Scholar
Jun
4
accepted What uses does tone mapping have beyond HDR?
Jun
4
comment What uses does tone mapping have beyond HDR?
Those are some great links, with interesting further reading too, thanks! I wonder... is it actually tone mapping that is responsible for the "cartoon" HDR effect, or is that caused by an additional step of trying to increase saturation? (or is that also part of 'tone mapping'?)
Jun
4
awarded  Student