A challenging HDR shoot .... comments welcome...

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emem Veteran Member • Posts: 4,216
A challenging HDR shoot .... comments welcome...

I was asked recently to take photographs of the workshop for the engineering/manufacturing company that I work for. The building (and some of the machinery by the look of it) is over 60 years old. The lighting was very difficult, a combination of fluorescents, windows and translucent panels. The workshop itself is dark and dingey - not the easiest of subjects. The K5 handled it brilliantly, set to HDR. I mounted it on a tripod (of course) with the DA18-135. I took a total of 140 images and every single shot was 'usable', not one rejected during PP. However it was a very time consuming operation. Some samples below. All images were processed in ACDSee Pro 6 using batch processing - a very underrated program.

For 95% of photographic tasks I believe the K5 series cameras are the equal of any, and superior to most, APS-C cameras on the market. I am confident the K3 will take care of the other 5% to make it the best APS-C camera bar none.

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Mike McEnaney. (emem)

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