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Another hello from wakefield :)

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Thanks everyone for the warm welcome:D

Sorry i"ve been inactive over the past week & only just lost my OS Virginity posting ....scary stuff lol

And for the record i"m not anti HDR .....it"s just i fail to understand why certain over saturated colours (mainly greens) are not reduced in some peoples pics to at least try and resemble some colour that was formed on this planet rather than an Alien World called Photomatix or the like ;)

Shall we say Multi-bracketed shots are preferable if the user can actually use the software correctly....and as everyone knows that seems to be a big "IF" across the Urbex World lol

There"s nothing i like more than waiting for some "Pro Photographer" :dunno: taking another 7 shots in Auto mode at ISO1600 on a Tripod etc etc hoping the Software will produce something reasonable at the end of it, while i could have taken my 1 shot and moved on :D

I just hoped that getting a DSLR would encourage most people to actually learn the basics of Photography & progress from there rather than hoping the camera knows what it"s doing, otherwise they may as well use Compact cameras and get the same results ? but obviously that"s just me :)

If i was one of the "Surreal HDR Abusers" I"d be looking at the high quality photographs produced by other members and aspire to try & produce something similar :o

Anyway each to their own & it"s always good for a laugh & sometimes an eye bleed :P

PS don"t take it personally

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