Shot this past weekend. 8/08 at the beach here in Chicago, IL. I’ve been anxious to shoot, since I haven’t had a real photo shoot in a few months. I figured for this shoot I would step out of my comfort zone and test myself a bit. I decided to shoot outdoors and during sunrise. I wanted to show Chicago can be bit of a urban paradise. I had team, a location, and a plan. Time to shoot. As I come to expect from most of my plans; plan on nothing plans changing. my assistant cancelled on me at the last moment so my plan to use flash was scrapped. I knew I wasn’t going to be capture of photos I had in mind without a flash. Or so I thought. Half way into the session I figured I’d give HDR bracketing and the new Lightroom HDR merger a try. I’m very pleased with the HDR feature in LR. Have 10 stops of DR is pretty awesome. I used the HDR merger for overall corrections and used one of the base photos for skin retouching in PS. I’m pretty happy with the outcome. More to come….
August 10, 2015