Vernazza at Dusk (Cinque Terre, Italy)

Vernazza at Dusk - Cinque Terre, Italy

This is a ‘high dynamic range’ (HDR) image of the Cinque Terre village of Vernazza, Italy. This view is from the trail that connects Vernazza with Monterosso al Mare, and takes about 10-15 minutes to reach from the little public square (piazza) down by the water. The piazza is a great place to hang out … Read more…

Early Morning Poolside (Cancun, Mexico)

Cancun Riu Poolside Morning

This is an early morning pool and Caribbean Sea view at a resort in Cancun, Mexico.  You have to get up and out pretty early for these shots, since the pool area fills up with people very quickly during tourist season. I used Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro 2 for this one, based on three … Read more…

Underneath the Mackinac Bridge

Below the Mackinac Bridge in northern Michigan

This is a view from the northern shore of Michigan’s lower peninsula, looking north directly underneath the Mackinac Bridge. This image is my first HDR with Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro 2, and includes some post-HDR adjustments in Lightroom 4.